What does uncomfortable mean?

Definitions for uncomfortableʌnˈkʌmf tə bəl, -ˈkʌm fər tə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word uncomfortable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncomfortable(adj)

    conducive to or feeling mental discomfort

    "this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable"; "the uncomfortable truth"; "grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye"; "an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest"; "the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable"

  2. uncomfortable(adj)

    providing or experiencing physical discomfort

    "an uncomfortable chair"; "an uncomfortable day in the hot sun"

Wiktionary

  1. uncomfortable(Adjective)

    not comfortable

    The class squirmed and fidgeted in the uncomfortable new chairs.

  2. uncomfortable(Adjective)

    experiencing discomfort

  3. uncomfortable(Adjective)

    uneasy or anxious

    Sharing a house with them made me uncomfortable.

  4. uncomfortable(Adjective)

    put off or disgusted

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncomfortable(adj)

    feeling discomfort; uneasy; as, to be uncomfortable on account of one's position

  2. Uncomfortable(adj)

    causing discomfort; disagreeable; unpleasant; as, an uncomfortable seat or situation

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uncomfortable

    un-kum′fur-ta-bl, adj. not comfortable, causing discomfort or disquiet: awkwardly situated.—n. Uncom′fortableness.—adv. Uncom′fortably.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'uncomfortable' in Adjectives Frequency: #801

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncomfortable in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncomfortable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.

  3. Jose Fornos Rodrigues:

    He was uncomfortable with so many people coming. It'll be quieter now.

  4. Patricia Moyes:

    I simply cannot understand the passion that some people have for making themselves thoroughly uncomfortable and then boasting about it afterwards.

  5. Rory McIlroy:

    I used to be uncomfortable. There's added scrutiny and there's added criticism, but I learned to deal with it. It's just part of the title. I want to keep it for as long as I possibly can.

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