uncomfortableness


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un·com·fort·a·ble

 (ŭn-kŭm′fər-tə-bəl, -kŭmf′tə-, -kŭmf′tər-)
adj.
1. Experiencing physical discomfort.
2. Ill at ease; uneasy.
3. Causing anxiety; disquieting.

un·com′fort·a·ble·ness n.
un·com′fort·a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uncomfortableness - the state of being tense and feeling painuncomfortableness - the state of being tense and feeling pain
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
incommodiousness, inconvenience - an inconvenient discomfort
malaise, unease, uneasiness - physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
hangover, katzenjammer - disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)
wretchedness - the character of being uncomfortable and unpleasant; "the wretchedness for which these prisons became known"; "the grey wretchedness of the rain"
2.uncomfortableness - embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of youuncomfortableness - embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
embarrassment - the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
References in classic literature ?
It took away all the uncomfortableness and we felt mighty good over it, because it would a been a miserable business to have any unfriendliness on the raft; for what you want, above all things, on a raft, is for everybody to be satisfied, and feel right and kind towards the others.
The other lifted bleak eyes that bored into Fatty's until he physically betrayed uncomfortableness.
All these queer proceedings increased my uncomfortableness, and seeing him now exhibiting strong symptoms of concluding his business operations, and jumping into bed with me, I thought it was high time, now or never, before the light was put out, to break the spell into which I had so long been bound.
At other times, the elegies move at a clip that outpaces their strange and unbridled language; the form itself a metaphor for the uncomfortableness of grief and inheritance that we try desperately and failingly to outrun.
While in the restroom on the toilet stool, as he realizes that he is out of hygienic paper, the ascending intonation on which he calls out to his wife, rather shortly, and with the final "a" stretched out on two notes, the second higher than the first, shows uncomfortableness, the desire to hurry and quickly resolve the situation that he is being faced with, and a little panic and distress.
As Kelly reminds us, songs that are humorous or lewd have long been used to solidify collective notions about the masculinity or hard-man character of work in the woods, but the relative absence of more emotive songs detailing notions of familial separation, for example, might also indicate a broader uncomfortableness with such themes within male-oriented cultures (46).
A little adversity, a little tough time, a little uncomfortableness isn't the end of the world.
and a certain uncomfortableness, a dis-ease, in the present....
when people work together they kind of get that, like, uncomfortableness; it's like, when you are working together in acting type form, you get to know people, like when you are practising, you get conversations in there sometimes when you take a break.
Lima added: "You could kind of feel the uncomfortableness in the room."
(140) It would be extremely difficult for the Court to make an impartial choice on who should have to endure their uncomfortableness.