Meaning of DISCOMFORT in English

— discomfortable /dis kum"feuhr teuh beuhl, -kumf"teuh-/ , adj. — discomfortingly , adv.

/dis kum"feuhrt/ , n.

1. an absence of comfort or ease; uneasiness, hardship, or mild pain.

2. anything that is disturbing to or interferes with comfort.


3. to disturb the comfort or happiness of; make uncomfortable or uneasy.

[ 1300-50; (v.) ME discomforten to discourage, pain descomforter to sadden, grieve; see DIS- 1 , COMFORT; (n.) ME ]

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