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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.


(dɪsˈkʌmfətəbəl; -ˈkʌmftə-)
archaic tending to deprive of mental or physical ease or comfort
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But there was everything, for our apprehension, in the lucky fact that no discomfortable legend, no perturbation of scullions, had ever, within anyone's memory attached to the kind old place.
Even by that light the room had a discomfortable air.
And she is good to stand by horsemen, whom she will: and to those whose business is in the grey discomfortable sea, and who pray to Hecate and the loud-crashing Earth-Shaker, easily the glorious goddess gives great catch, and easily she takes it away as soon as seen, if so she will.