[uhn-kuhmf-tuh-buh l, -kuhm-fer-tuh-buh l]
- causing discomfort or distress; painful; irritating.
- in a state of discomfort; uneasy; conscious of stress or strain.
Origin of uncomfortable
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2. awkward, nervous, discomfited, strained.
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Examples from the Web for uncomfortableness
As for Noddy, he awakened several times because of the uncomfortableness of his bed.The Motor Boys in Mexico
Abashed, prickly with uncomfortableness, Father discovered that the saloon-keeper was taking up a collection for them.The Innocents
There was nothing there of uncomfortableness,—of conscious bracing up to a difficult matter.The Other Girls
Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
- not comfortable
- feeling or causing discomfort or unease; disquieting
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Word Origin and History for uncomfortableness
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