Origin of discomfort
OTHER WORDS FROM discomfortdis·com·fort·a·ble [dis-kuhm-fer-tuh-buhl, -kuhmf-tuh-], /dɪsˈkʌm fər tə bəl, -ˈkʌmf tə-/, adjectivedis·com·fort·ing·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH discomfortdiscomfit, discomfort
How to use discomfort in a sentence
He texted Kelly, asking if she had peppermints to try to curb the discomfort.A high school football coach had a heart attack during a game, but didn’t leave until it was done|Kyle Melnick|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
It might seem logical to avoid exercise-related discomfort by eliminating certain movements altogether.
Obviously it would be better if she faced her discomfort, squared up and made nice.
After all, embracing open-ended discomfort is exactly what endurance athletes do every day in training, so it makes sense that they have a high pain tolerance.
Despite the initial discomfort, she’s eaten out three more times since then — though you wouldn’t know it from her Instagram or other social media accounts.People Are Dining Out, They Just Don’t Want Anyone to Know About It|Jaya Saxena|September 3, 2020|Eater
The degree to which the Obama administration detached itself from the operation politically is discomforting.
In that discomforting sense, the system has become more a haven for criminals than a defender of victims.The Slain Policeman's Widow in the Mumia Abu-Jamal Case Speaks|Michael Smerconish|November 8, 2010|DAILY BEAST
He wanted to be without it and its discomforting reproaches.Great Possessions|Mrs. Wilfrid Ward
But he became aware of something unusual and discomforting in the atmosphere, and when his grandmother said sternly, "Sit down!"
They bent to the gale and pressed on, Gard with a discomforting remembrance that the Coupée lay ahead.
Another very discomforting surprise was in store for the cruel Huns.England, Canada and the Great War|Louis-Georges Desjardins
Most discomforting, however, was the manner in which other flowers measured up in comparison to Adua.The Land of Look Behind|Paul Cameron Brown