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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncomfortableadjective

    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. uncomfortableadjective

    providing or experiencing physical discomfort

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

Wiktionary

  1. uncomfortableadjective

    not comfortable

    The class squirmed and fidgeted in the uncomfortable new chairs.

  2. uncomfortableadjective

    experiencing discomfort

  3. uncomfortableadjective

    uneasy or anxious

    Sharing a house with them made me uncomfortable.

  4. uncomfortableadjective

    put off or disgusted

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncomfortableadjective

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

  2. Uncomfortableadjective

    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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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. Milos Raonic:

    I just have to take the game to him. I have to make him feel uncomfortable. Not let him get into his sort of playing comfort. If I can sort of keep up with the efficiency moving forward, I'll have definitely some opportunities.

  2. Samantha Francine:

    In that moment, I felt those words that my father spoke to me from such a young age and I saw fear in his eyes and I knew he wasn't going to hurt me, he was just upset and uncomfortable, so I just stood my ground and it got captured in such a beautiful way.

  3. Ben Yeager:

    I just think it's a matter of removing the stigma of having a 'problem,' which is sort of already happening, i think it would be cool now that it's published that if people were a little more forthcoming with their stories and weren't as uncomfortable or embarrassed ... when drinking comes up.

  4. Jack Kellam:

    (Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford) is NOT an attempt to 'rewrite history', but its opposite - a campaign to bring its uncomfortable truths to salience.

  5. Rand Paul:

    I’m here to put people on the spot and make them uncomfortable, we have a 700-page bill that was printed at midnight and no one has read it.

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