What does discomfort mean?

Definitions for discomfort
dɪsˈkʌm fərtdis·com·fort

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discomfort, uncomfortableness(noun)

    the state of being tense and feeling pain

  2. discomfort, soreness, irritation(noun)

    an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress

Wiktionary

  1. discomfort(Noun)

    Mental or bodily distress.

  2. discomfort(Noun)

    Something that disturbs one's comfort; an annoyance.

  3. discomfort(Verb)

    To cause annoyance or distress.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discomfort(verb)

    to discourage; to deject

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

  2. Discomfort(verb)

    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. Discomfort(verb)

    discouragement

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

  4. Discomfort(verb)

    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.]

Freebase

  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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How to say discomfort in sign language?

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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. Jennifer Shu:

    Luckily, most people recover within a week without problems besides some discomfort/pain in the mouth.

  2. Opposing Rossello:

    I know that apologizing is not enough, a significant sector of the population has been protesting for days. I'm aware of the dissatisfaction and discomfort they feel. Only my work will help restore the trust of these sectors.

  3. Michael Catalano:

    Richard Simmons was hospitalized on Monday at an undisclosed location in California, after a few days of battling severe indigestion and discomfort while eating, we agreed it was best for him to seek treatment.

  4. Anatole France:

    One must never lose time in vainly regretting the past or in complaining against the changes which cause us discomfort, for change is the essence of life.

  5. Gloria Steinem:

    The only thing I can't stand is discomfort.

Images & Illustrations of discomfort

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