discomfort
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /dɪsˈkʌmfət/
  • (America) IPA: /dɪsˈkʌmfɚt/
Noun

discomfort

  1. Mental or bodily distress.
  2. Something that disturbs one’s comfort; an annoyance.
Translations Translations
  • French: inconfort
  • Russian: дискомфо́рт
Verb

discomfort (discomforts, present participle discomforting; past and past participle discomforted)

  1. To cause annoyance or distress to.
  2. (obsolete) To discourage; to deject.
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Ivlivs Cæsar”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act V, scene iii]:
      His funeral shall not be in our camp, / Lest it discomfort us.



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