verb (used with object)
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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
Example sentences from the Web for discomfort
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
All these discomforting thoughts kept popping into Toms mind as he made his way onward as cautiously as a scout.The Bungalow Boys North of Fifty-Three|Dexter J. Forrester
The consciousness of duty neglected is discomforting, and personal comfort is the god of their kind.A Child of the Jago|Arthur Morrison
When he upset her chair in the reception-room she had rallied with discomforting assurance; now she betrayed timidity.Good References|E. J. Rath
The three or four hundred students who, with raincoats and umbrellas, were braving the discomforting drizzle, applauded.Weatherby's Inning|Ralph Henry Barbour
The "anti" gun was plainly out to down them, and kept pitching shell after shell with most discomforting accuracy all around them.Air Men o' War|Boyd Cable