verb (used with object)
Words nearby discomfort
Origin of discomfort
OTHER WORDS FROM discomfortdis·com·fort·a·ble [dis-kuhm-fer-tuh-buh l, -kuhmf-tuh-] /dɪsˈkʌm fər tə bəl, -ˈkʌmf tə-/, adjectivedis·com·fort·ing·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH discomfortdiscomfit discomfort
Examples from the Web for discomfort
Scrolling through this hate-filled manifesto for the first time made the hairs on my arm tingle with discomfort.
He uses some combination of the words comfort or discomfort in regards to how he feels about situations over 30 times.
All under the same roof— but a place containing extremes of comfort and discomfort.Flying Coach Is the New Hell: How Airlines Engineer You Out of Room|Clive Irving|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My discomfort stemmed from the inherent gulf between the two disciplines.We Interrupt This Broadcast: How a TV Producer Learned to Write Fiction|George Lerner|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This agent spoke on condition of anonymity due to discomfort with being publicly associated with comments about Lewinsky.Monica Lewinsky Is Doomed: Trying To Craft a Career Outside Her Infamy May Be Impossible|Lloyd Grove|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But why enumerate these smaller features of discomfort and omit the more glaring ones?Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2)|Charles Lever
Uncle Leonard came in once a day, and spent a few minutes, much to his discomfort and my disadvantage.Richard Vandermarck|Miriam Coles Harris
Discomfort, on the other hand, is that feeling-tone which is directly opposed to pleasure.The Analysis of Mind|Bertrand Russell
The exciting causes of the feeling of discomfort, for example, are always absurdly magnified.Illusions|James Sully
Honora, in spite of her discomfort, had an insane desire to giggle.A Modern Chronicle, Complete|Winston Churchill