What does uncomfortable mean?

Definitions for uncomfortable
ʌnˈkʌmf tə bəl, -ˈkʌm fər tə-un·com·fort·able

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

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How to say uncomfortable in sign language?

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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

Examples of uncomfortable in a Sentence

  1. Robbert Vorhoff:

    If you have a proven model (and it can be on a unit economic basis, it doesn’t have to necessarily be a profitable business), but if the unit economics are proven, and you have a very good team, and it’s a better solution for the market, you really have to push yourself to an uncomfortable place. Because others will see that – it’s not groundbreaking, or contrarian. And those opportunities, particularly in very dynamic and disruptive markets, tend to break out…

  2. James Comey:

    It gave me an uncomfortable feeling because the Clinton campaign, since the matter had come in, the investigation had started in July, had been trying to come up with other words to describe it.

  3. Mitt Romney:

    I've been part of plenty of uncomfortable moments in the caucus, this wasn't one of them.

  4. Johnny Galecki:

    One of the biggest hurdles is the fear to have the conversation about [ religion ] … the best way to approach [ a topic ] that people may be uncomfortable with it is with comedy.

  5. Royal Caribbean spokeswoman Cynthia Martinez:

    All guests today will receive a letter at boarding that asks if they have experienced any gastrointestinal symptoms within the last three days, similarly, if guests are uncomfortable taking their cruise, for reasons related to personal health or otherwise, our staff assisted them in rescheduling their sailing for another time. The ship will depart today, as scheduled.

Images & Illustrations of uncomfortable

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