[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</p>
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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