Uncomfortable Un*com"fort*a*ble, a. 1. Feeling discomfort; uneasy; as, to be uncomfortable on account of one's position. [1913 Webster]

2. Causing discomfort; disagreeable; unpleasant; as, an uncomfortable seat or situation. [1913 Webster]

The most dead, uncomfortable time of the year. --Addison. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*com"fort*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Un*com"fort*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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