Meaning of DISCOMFORT in English

DISCOMFORT

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

abdominal

He reported improvement of the abdominal discomfort and the manoeuvre was repeated a number of times with similar results.

Postoperatively she complained of abdominal discomfort and blood chemistry showed cholestasis.

By midnight she would be experiencing severe abdominal discomfort .

One complained of diarrhoea and the other of abdominal discomfort and bloating.

He complained of increasing abdominal discomfort .

Postoperatively, the patient complained of vague abdominal discomfort and the drain was removed after two days.

A supervised exercise programme helps moderate this behaviour as well as relieve the abdominal discomfort associated with rapid weight gain.

Two months later her gall bladder had been removed, but she continued to experience abdominal discomfort .

considerable

Frequent travel made his leg swell up, and caused him a considerable amount of discomfort .

Where constipation is the predominant symptom, there may be considerable discomfort which again is damaging to morale.

Gaseous distension of the bowel causes considerable discomfort to the patient and increases transmural pressure.

great

Why lodge him here thus roughly but not in any great discomfort ?

physical

Insomnia Fetal movement, physical discomfort and fears about the future all hinder sleep.

The low-level stress that comes from selling out your own talents will culminate in some form of physical discomfort .

The more menacing the progress of the tank, the more absorbed the boy becomes in his physical discomfort .

The obvious down side of dead work is the emotional and physical discomfort that follows.

After all, he detested physical pain and discomfort - and this excursion had promised both.

For me personally, the only physical discomfort caused by the riots was having to drive around roadblocks.

Drudgery, monotony, fatigue, mental frustration, physical discomfort - all are the same in either case.

■ VERB

cause

A full bladder can cause much unnecessary discomfort .

It yielded after causing only moderate cranial discomfort , but as it did I found my feet caught up in something.

Glare and flicker from the screen can strain eyes and poor layout of workstations can cause discomfort .

Any rumple would cause discomfort or pain long before the night was out.

The Audit Commission must be free to cause discomfort .

If at any time any exercise causes severe discomfort , pain or extreme breathlessness, stop doing it and see your doctor.

Too much bran introduced all at once to a stomach that is unused to it could cause discomfort and wind!

Failure of a biomaterial can at best cause discomfort to the patient and at worst can be fatal.

experience

But it was necessary, of course, for the garrison to experience discomfort first.

The duration is usually less than 24 hours, but some people experience constant or intermittent discomfort for days.

By midnight she would be experiencing severe abdominal discomfort .

Two months later her gall bladder had been removed, but she continued to experience abdominal discomfort .

feel

Though we may momentarily feel warmth, discomfort or shame, our emotions are rarely more than pinpricks.

But for many days he felt a curious discomfort , almost giddy at times, almost sad at other times.

Equally it would be foolish to have starved yourself so that you were hungry enough to feel discomfort .

One can almost feel the discomfort such syncretic attitudes created in Longobardi.

Melanie felt a twinge of discomfort .

He tried to name the fear and felt the discomfort of naming it.

Giving blood is a simple procedure and most donors feel only the slightest discomfort .

As a consequence, patients may feel a profound anorectal discomfort and have minor leaking.

suffer

Beers, building and properties were other sectors which suffered acute discomfort .

Prepared to suffer a little discomfort to save the life of another person.

If you want to catch salmon, Bruce, you must be prepared to suffer a little discomfort .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A cushion will help ease the discomfort of sitting on the floor.

The disease causes acute physical discomfort .

There's a limit to the amount of discomfort anyone can put up with.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

All was revealed, including my discomfort .

Because of this discomfort he set about developing an air-cushioned sole with his engineer friend Herbert Funck.

But the heat was more seen than felt, more hallucination than discomfort .

But there was enough esprit de corps among our group to overcome this discomfort with a minimum amount of grumbling.

His discomfort was extreme and obvious, but he did his best to ignore the pain in his usual stoic manner.

My immediate instinct for humor hid my own discomfort .

There can be no question of her discomfort .

When Eisenhower fell into the trap, Khrushchev crowed over his discomfort and demanded an apology or a repudiation of presidential responsibility.

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