Meaning of DISCOMFORT in English

DISCOMFORT

noun

1 slight pain

ADJECTIVE

▪ acute ( esp. BrE ), considerable , extreme , great , severe

▪ growing

He became conscious of a growing ~.

▪ little , mild , minimal , minor , slight

You may experience some slight ~ after the operation.

▪ obvious

▪ bodily , physical

▪ abdominal , chest , etc.

… OF DISCOMFORT

▪ amount , degree

VERB + DISCOMFORT

▪ complain of , experience , feel , get , have , suffer

Some of the patients complained of ~.

I didn't have much ~ after the operation.

▪ cause

▪ ease , lessen , minimize , reduce , relieve

Not eating late at night should help to relieve the ~.

PREPOSITION

▪ in ~

He appeared to be in great ~.

▪ with ~ , without ~

You should be able to drive without ~ after about two weeks.

PHRASES

▪ pain and ~ , pain or ~

▪ the ~ associated with sth

the ~ associated with wearing a wig

2 embarrassment

ADJECTIVE

▪ great

▪ obvious

▪ growing

▪ a little , slight

VERB + DISCOMFORT

▪ cause

The revelations caused some ~ to the president.

▪ enjoy

Paula smiled, enjoying her sister's ~.

▪ notice , sense

Sensing her ~, he apologized for mentioning her boyfriend.

▪ hide

▪ show

I tried not to show my ~ with the situation.

DISCOMFORT + VERB

▪ grow , increase

PHRASES

▪ a sense of ~

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