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discomfort meaning

EN[dɪsˈkʌmfət] [dɪsˈkʌmfɚt]

    Definition of discomfort in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdiscomfortsPREdis-
    1. Mental or bodily distress.
      1. Something that disturbs one’s comfort; an annoyance.
        1. Even without hovering drones, a lurking assassin, a thumping score and a denouement, the real-life story of Edward Snowden, a rogue spy on the run, could be straight out of the cinema. But, as with Hollywood, the subplots and exotic locations may distract from the real message: America’s discomfort and its foes’ glee.
    2. VerbSGdiscomfortsPRdiscomfortingPT, PPdiscomforted
      1. To cause annoyance or distress to.
        1. OBS To discourage; to deject.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Initially 17 subjects were enrolled in the study, but 5 subjects dropped out due to discomfort related to the nasoduodenal tube.
            • I never realized that Chris Bradshaw was such a whiner, but he complained steadily about various minor discomforts for the entire road trip.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
            Related Links:
            1. en discomforts
            2. en discomforter
            3. en discomforted
            4. en discomforters
            5. en discomforting
            Source: Wiktionary

            Meaning of discomfort for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "discomfort" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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