HyperDic: uncomfortable

English > 2 senses of the word uncomfortable:
ADJECTIVEalluncomfortableconducive to or feeling mental discomfort
alluncomfortableproviding or experiencing physical discomfort
uncomfortable > pronunciation
Soundsahnkah'mfertahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > uncomfortable: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconducive to or feeling mental discomfort.
Examples
  • "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"
Narrowerawkward, ill at ease, uneasysocially uncomfortable
disquietingCausing mental discomfort
ill-fittingnot the right size or shape
self-consciousexcessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior
See alsouneasylacking a sense of security or affording no ease / ease or reassurance
OppositecomfortableFree from stress or conducive to mental ease
Spanishincómodo
Nounsuncomfortablenessembarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
uncomfortablenessthe state of being tense and feeling pain
English > uncomfortable: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningProviding or experiencing physical discomfort.
Examples
  • "an uncomfortable chair"
  • "an uncomfortable day in the hot sun"
Attribute ofcomfort, comfortablenessA state of being relaxed and feeling no pain
Narrowerbad, toughFeeling physical discomfort or pain ('tough' is occasionally used colloquially for 'bad')
comfortlessWithout comfort
irritating, painfulCausing physical discomfort
miserable, wretchedCharacterized by physical misery
uneasyrelating to bodily unease that causes discomfort
warmuncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble
Oppositecomfortable, comfyProviding or experiencing physical well-being or relief ('comfy' is informal)
Spanishincómodo
Catalanincòmode
Adverbsuncomfortablyin physical discomfort

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