/ (dɪsˈkʌmfətəbəl, -ˈkʌmftə-) /

  1. archaic tending to deprive of mental or physical ease or comfort

Words Nearby discomfortable

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How to use discomfortable in a sentence

  • Pastor Spener had learned to fight shy of so many suspicions, so many discomfortable questions.

  • He seemed to mean it as a sort of introduction, in spite of the discomfortable irony of his tone.

  • You would really be astonished at the great variety of discomfortable dwelling-places that people build.

    The Genial Idiot | John Kendrick Bangs
  • I never saw (no, never even in the most horridly stuffy ballroom) such a discomfortable collection of human beings.

    Eothen | A. W. Kinglake
  • It made the perspiration stream, and then the dust rose from the road, and the two together caused the most discomfortable grime!

    The Long Roll | Mary Johnston