from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

  • adj. providing or experiencing physical discomfort
  • adj. conducive to or feeling mental discomfort


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