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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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. Tamara Rubin:

    There is so much shame and blame around lead, other mothers tell me their city or state officials have essentially told them they weren't doing a good job parenting. They hear messages like 'You need to wash your kid's hands more,' or 'Send them to day care, rather than let them play at a home that may have lead paint.' These parents are made to feel embarrassed or uncomfortable and they shouldn't be. Lead is all around us.

  2. Stephen Bittel:

    When my personal situation becomes distracting to our core mission of electing Democrats and making Florida better, it is time for me to step aside, i am proud of what we have built as a Party and the wins we have had for Florida families, but I apologize for all who have felt uncomfortable during my tenure at Florida Democratic Party.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I didn't know it was going to be quite that long, but she made a beautiful -- you know, she made a very good speech, i thought it would be disrespectful to her if I left the stage. So no, I wasn't uncomfortable at all.

  4. Dekalb County prosecutor Buffy Thomas:

    And because he was uncomfortable, his actions in using deadly force were unnecessary. Not only were they unnecessary, they were unreasonable and they were unjustified, and unfortunately, they can not be undone.

  5. Aziz Ansari:

    In September of last year, I met a woman at a party. Aziz Ansari exchanged numbers. Aziz Ansari texted back and forth and eventually went on a date. Aziz Ansari went out to dinner, and afterwards Aziz Ansari ended up engaging in sexual activity, which by all indications was completely consensual, the next day, I got a text from her saying that although' it may have seemed okay,' upon further reflection, she felt uncomfortable. It was true that everything did seem okay to me, so when I heard that it was not the case for her, I was surprised and concerned. I took her words to heart and responded privately after taking the time to process what she had said. I continue to support the movement that is happening in our culture. It is necessary and long overdue.

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