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1. Mental or bodily distress.
2. Something that disturbs one's comfort; an annoyance.
tr.v. dis·com·fort·ed, dis·com·fort·ing, dis·com·forts
To make uncomfortable; distress.

[Middle English, from Old French desconfort, from desconforter, to discourage : des-, dis- + conforter, to strengthen; see comfort.]

dis·com′fort·a·ble (-kŭm′fər-tə-bəl, -kŭmf′tə-bəl, -kŭmf′tər-) adj.
dis·com′fort·ing·ly adv.


making one uncomfortable or uneasy; disquieting
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The brawling, drinking habits of the time were even more discomforting.
Then the long delay began to be positively discomforting, and relations and guests tried to look as if they were not thinking of the bridegroom but were engrossed in conversation.
A product that would assist patients with this discomforting condition would fit with our objective of maintaining the quality of patients' lives during therapy, and would fit strategically with our proposed marketing plans for our cancer drug Maxamine(TM).