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Definition 1: providing or experiencing physical discomfort - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where uncomfortable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an uncomfortable chair
  • an uncomfortable day in the hot sun

(uncomfortable is similar to ...) feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad')

"my throat feels bad" "she felt bad all over" "he was feeling tough after a restless night"

(uncomfortable is similar to ...) without comfort

"a comfortless room"

(uncomfortable is similar to ...) causing physical discomfort

"bites of black flies are more than irritating; they can be very painful"

(uncomfortable is similar to ...) characterized by physical misery

"a wet miserable weekend" "spent a wretched night on the floor"

(uncomfortable is similar to ...) relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort

(uncomfortable is similar to ...) uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble

"made things warm for the bookies"

(... are attributes of uncomfortable) a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain

"he is a man who enjoys his comfort" "she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair"

Definition 2: conducive to or feeling mental discomfort - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where uncomfortable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable
  • the uncomfortable truth
  • grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye
  • an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest
  • the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable

(uncomfortable is similar to ...) socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner

"awkward and reserved at parties" "ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know" "was always uneasy with strangers"

(uncomfortable is similar to ...) causing mental discomfort

"the disquieting sounds of nearby gunfire"

(uncomfortable is similar to ...) not the right size or shape

(uncomfortable is similar to ...) excessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior

"self-conscious teenagers" "wondered if she could ever be untidy without feeling self-conscious about it"

(means also ...) lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance

"farmers were uneasy until rain finally came" "uneasy about his health" "gave an uneasy laugh" "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown" "an uneasy coalition government" "an uneasy calm" "an uneasy silence fell on the group"

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