discomfort

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Singular
discomfort

Plural
discomforts

  1. (uncountable) A feeling of being embarrassed or worried.
    His bad singing caused us discomfort.
  2. (uncountable) Pain or another unpleasant physical feeling.
    She had some discomfort in her knees.

AntonymsEdit

VerbEdit

Plain form
discomfort

Third-person singular
discomforts

Past tense
discomforted

Past participle
discomforted

Present participle
discomforting

  1. (transitive) If you discomfort a person or animal, you make them feel worried, embarrassed, or a little ill.
    Her strange behaviour discomforted us.

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