uncomfortably

[ uhn-kuhmf-tuh-buhl, -kuhm-fer-tuh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF uncomfortably
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All of which was quite true, but it made the waiter Peter uncomfortably careful.

“I made some changes in it this morning,” said Mr. Starkweather, uncomfortably.

I was uncomfortably haunted, after that evening, by a sense of guilt.

"Down again," agreed Gilian uncomfortably, sorry he had had the courtesy to stop.

Joe said, uncomfortably, "They say the military is a science, too."

The way in which she put it stirred him as she had intended it should—uncomfortably.

He held himself stiffly and uncomfortably in the encircling arm.

It should be slowly sipped, so that the stomach may not be uncomfortably distended.

"He should feel flattered by your confidence in him," he answered, uncomfortably.

"We looked pretty carefully from aloft," he said uncomfortably.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c. "causing discomfort," from un- (1) "not" + comfortable. Meaning "feeling discomfort, ill-at-ease" is attested from 1796. Related: Uncomfortably.

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