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Webster 1913 Edition


Uncomfortable

Un-com′fort-a-ble

,
Adj.
1.
Feeling discomfort; uneasy;
as, to be
uncomfortable
on account of one’s position
.
2.
Causing discomfort; disagreeable; unpleasant;
as, an
uncomfortable
seat or situation
.
The most dead,
uncomfortable
time of the year.
Addison.
Un-com′fort-a-ble-ness
,
Noun.
Un-com′fort-a-bly
,
adv.

Webster 1828 Edition


Uncomfortable

UNCOMFORTABLE

,
Adj.
1.
Affording no comfort; gloomy.
Christmas - the most uncomfortable time of the year.
2.
Giving uneasiness; as an uncomfortable seat or condition.

Definition 2022


uncomfortable

uncomfortable

English

Adjective

uncomfortable (comparative more uncomfortable, superlative most uncomfortable)

  1. Not comfortable.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 15, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
      Edward Churchill still attended to his work in a hopeless mechanical manner like a sleep-walker who walks safely on a well-known round. But his Roman collar galled him, his cossack stifled him, his biretta was as uncomfortable as a merry-andrew's cap and bells.
    The class squirmed and fidgeted in the uncomfortable new chairs.
  2. Experiencing discomfort.
  3. Uneasy or anxious.
    Sharing a house with them made me uncomfortable.
  4. Put off or disgusted.

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