un comfortable

uncomfortable

[uhn-kuhmf-tuh-buhl, -kuhm-fer-tuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
causing discomfort or distress; painful; irritating.
2.
in a state of discomfort; uneasy; conscious of stress or strain.

Origin:
1585–95; un-1 + comfortable

uncomfortableness, noun
uncomfortably, adverb


2. awkward, nervous, discomfited, strained.
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uncomfortable (ʌnˈkʌmftəbəl)
 
adj
1.  not comfortable
2.  feeling or causing discomfort or unease; disquieting
 
un'comfortableness
 
n
 
un'comfortably
 
adv

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uncomfortable
early 15c. "causing discomfort," from un- (1) "not" + comfortable. Meaning "feeling discomfort, ill-at-ease" is attested from 1796.
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