- an absence of comfort or ease; uneasiness, hardship, or mild pain.
- anything that is disturbing to or interferes with comfort.
- to disturb the comfort or happiness of; make uncomfortable or uneasy.
Origin of discomfort
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Examples from the Web for discomforted
Thank Him, then, with all your heart, and be not discomforted.En Route
J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
That was bad, for the lady was tired in body and discomforted in heart.The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance
Paul Elmer More
On the way Hamersley and Wilder, most discomforted of all, have made them aware of it.The Lone Ranche
Captain Mayne Reid
Great grief was there in the city, and much were they discomforted.The Chronicle of the Norman Conquest
These had been her words, and they discomforted him greatly.The Duke's Children
- an inconvenience, distress, or mild pain
- something that disturbs or deprives of ease
- (tr) to make uncomfortable or uneasy
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Word Origin and History for discomforted
c.1300, "to deprive of courage," from Old French desconforter; see discomfort (n.). Related: Discomforted; discomforting.
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