What does discomfort mean?

Definitions for discomfort
dɪsˈkʌm fərtdis·com·fort

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discomfort, uncomfortablenessnoun

    the state of being tense and feeling pain

  2. discomfort, soreness, irritationnoun

    an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress

Wiktionary

  1. discomfortnoun

    Mental or bodily distress.

  2. discomfortnoun

    Something that disturbs one's comfort; an annoyance.

  3. discomfortverb

    To cause annoyance or distress.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discomfortverb

    to discourage; to deject

    Etymology: [OF. desconforter, F. dconforter, to discourage; pref. des- (L dis-) + conforter. See Comfort.]

  2. Discomfortverb

    to destroy or disturb the comfort of; to deprive o/ quiet enjoyment; to make uneasy; to pain; as, a smoky chimney discomforts a family

    Etymology: [OF. desconforter, F. dconforter, to discourage; pref. des- (L dis-) + conforter. See Comfort.]

  3. Discomfortverb

    discouragement

    Etymology: [OF. desconforter, F. dconforter, to discourage; pref. des- (L dis-) + conforter. See Comfort.]

  4. Discomfortverb

    want of comfort; uneasiness, mental or physical; disturbance of peace; inquietude; pain; distress; sorrow

    Etymology: [OF. desconforter, F. dconforter, to discourage; pref. des- (L dis-) + conforter. See Comfort.]

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  1. Discomfort

    A feeling of mental or physical uneasiness, pain, or distress.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Discomfort

    dis-kum′furt, n. want of comfort: uneasiness: pain.—v.t. to deprive of comfort: to make uneasy: to pain: to grieve.—adj. Discom′fortable, causing discomfort: uncomfortable. [O. Fr. desconforterdes, apart, conforter, to comfort.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discomfort in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discomfort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of discomfort in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Greechan:

    One trait we look for in our applicants is their openness to risk, their ability to learn a new rule and apply it to new problems. Discomfort should become your new normal.

  2. Darren Huston:

    Whomever conquers friendship conquers discomfort

  3. John Amanam:

    I became emotional about amputees, they had this feeling of discomfort whenever they were around other people. I saw it as a challenge. If I could give back or solve this need, it would go a long way to ease that emotional trauma and loss of confidence.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    If it causes discomfort anyhow to the ordinary people, then it can't be in the interest of the general public.

  5. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Every difficulty is designed to discomfort you just for a while. But, afterwards and eventually it will comfort you. ~Emeasoba George

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    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    • A. sought
    • B. occasional
    • C. reassuring
    • D. suspicious

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