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Definition of "uncomfortable" []

  • Experiencing physical discomfort. (adjective)
  • Ill at ease; uneasy. (adjective)
  • Causing anxiety; disquieting. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "uncomfortable" in a sentence
  • "Tim Chambers uses the word uncomfortable to describe his first meeting with former Immaculata University women's basketball coach Cathy Rush."
  • "They have striven to make this label uncomfortable, and they are reaping the fruits of that."
  • "Sometimes this is done designedly: as by Mr. Snarling, who by long practice has attained the power of hinting and insinuating, in the course of a forenoon call, as many unpleasant things as may germinate into a crop of ill-tempers and worries which shall make the house at which he called uncomfortable all that day."