Discomfortable
Discomfortable Dis*com"fort*a*ble, a. [Cf. OF. desconfortable.] 1. Causing discomfort; occasioning uneasiness; making sad. [Obs.] --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

2. Destitute of comfort; uncomfortable. [R.] [1913 Webster]

A labyrinth of little discomfortable garrets. --Thackeray. -- {Dis*com"fort*a*ble*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Discomfortableness — Discomfortable Dis*com fort*a*ble, a. [Cf. OF. desconfortable.] 1. Causing discomfort; occasioning uneasiness; making sad. [Obs.] Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. Destitute of comfort; uncomfortable. [R.] [1913 Webster] A labyrinth of little… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discomfort — discomfortable /dis kum feuhr teuh beuhl, kumf teuh /, adj. discomfortingly, adv. /dis kum feuhrt/, n. 1. an absence of comfort or ease; uneasiness, hardship, or mild pain. 2. anything that is disturbing to or interferes with comfort. v.t. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • discomfort — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French descomforter, from des dis + comforter to comfort Date: 14th century 1. archaic dismay 1 2. to make uncomfortable or uneasy • discomfortable adjective II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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