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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress; The state of being tense and feeling pain.

Usage examples (38)
  • Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
  • But as usual, our discomfort is a relative things – we could be in Buffalo!
  • Brendan Donnelly is day-to-day with what he described as discomfort in his left side.
  • But the discomfort is what keeps it rich and interesting. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The collision caused him "discomfort" (physical pain or distress) but did not "discomfit" (to frustrate or thwart, to foil) his opponent.
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