from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not comfortable; affording no comfort; causing bodily or mental discomfort; giving uneasiness; disquieting: as, an uncomfortable seat or condition.
  • Disagreeably situated; uneasy; ill at ease: as, to feel uncomfortable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Feeling discomfort; uneasy.
  • adjective Causing discomfort; disagreeable; unpleasant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not comfortable.
  • adjective Experiencing discomfort.
  • adjective Uneasy or anxious.
  • adjective Put off or disgusted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective providing or experiencing physical discomfort
  • adjective conducive to or feeling mental discomfort


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