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discomfort

[ dis-kuhm-fert ]SEE DEFINITION OF discomfort
  • nounirritation, pain
  • verbirritate; cause pain

Synonyms for discomfort

  • ache
  • annoyance
  • displeasure
  • disquiet
  • embarrassment
  • hardship
  • soreness
  • trouble
  • uneasiness
  • unpleasantness
  • discomfiture
  • discomposure
  • distress
  • hurt
  • inquietude
  • malaise
  • nuisance
  • upset
  • vexation
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Antonyms for discomfort

  • advantage
  • assistance
  • blessing
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • ease
  • happiness
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • easiness
  • relief
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCOMFORT

I sincerely hope that what I have done will not result in any discomfort or inconvenience to you.

However, in spite of discomfort, we would not have missed the journey on any account.

He found to his own discomfort what was the fact and the reality, which were not very convenient for him.

You can excuse the disorder and discomfort of a painter's studio?'

Prada again felt worried, a prey to the discomfort of uncertainty.

The letter left Lord Ferriby with a vague feeling of discomfort.

Nor was I disappointed, and in a moment all discomfort was forgotten.

And because of his helplessness, he could do nothing to relieve his pain and discomfort.

It surely could not be that Sir Peter gave her any cause for discomfort.

And yet beneath all his discomfort there was a full tide of immeasurable happiness.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French desconfort (12c.), from desconforter (v.), from des- (see dis-) + conforter (see comfort (v.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISCOMFORT

annoyance

nounsource of irritation
  • aggravation
  • difficulty
  • discomfort
  • headache
  • inconvenience
  • irritant
  • nuisance
  • trouble

bore

verbcause weariness, disinterest
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