uncomfortably


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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:
Adv.1.uncomfortably - in physical discomfortuncomfortably - in physical discomfort; "she lay on the couch, her body uncomfortably twisted"
comfortably - in physical comfort; "she could have been lying comfortably in bed getting the same relief"
Translations
بصورَةٍ غَيْر مُريحَه
nepohodlně
óòægilega
nepohodlne
neudobnov zadregi
rahatsız edici şekilde

uncomfortably

[ʌnˈkʌmfətəblɪ] ADV
1. (lit) she felt uncomfortably hotse encontraba incómoda del calor que tenía
I'm feeling uncomfortably fullestoy tan lleno que me siento incómodo
he fidgeted uncomfortablyse movió incómodo
the children were uncomfortably dressedlos niños no llevaban ropa cómoda
2. (= uneasily) he shifted uncomfortably in his chairse removía incómodo or inquieto en su silla
I was uncomfortably aware that everyone was watching meme daba cuenta de que todo el mundo me miraba, lo cual me hacía sentirme incómodo
3. (= worryingly) → inquietantemente
the shell fell uncomfortably closecayó el proyectil inquietantemente cerca

uncomfortably

[ˌʌnˈkʌmftəbli] adv
(= in an awkward position) [sit, lie] → inconfortablement
Make sure you're not sitting uncomfortably → Faites en sorte de ne pas être inconfortablement assis.
(= unpleasantly) [hot, cold] → désagréablement
The water was uncomfortably cold → L'eau était trop froide pour être agréable., L'eau était désagréablement froide.
to feel uncomfortably hot → être incommodé(e) par la chaleur
He felt uncomfortably hot → Il était incommodé par la chaleur.
(= uneasily) [say] → d'un ton gêné
to smile uncomfortably → avoir un sourire gêné
to be uncomfortably aware of sth → ne savoir que trop bien qch
I am uncomfortably aware of my inexperience → Je ne sais que trop bien que je manque d'expérience.

uncomfortably

adv
(= uneasily)unbehaglich, unruhig
(= unpleasantly)unangenehm; I became uncomfortably aware of having insulted himes wurde mir peinlich bewusst, dass ich ihn beleidigt hatte; I feel uncomfortably fullich habe ein unangenehmes Völlegefühl

uncomfortably

[ʌnˈkʌmftəblɪ] adv
a. (sit) → scomodamente; (dressed) → in modo poco pratico; (hot) → eccessivamente
b. (uneasily, say) → con voce inquieta; (think) → con inquietudine
uncomfortably close → a una vicinanza preoccupante

uncomfortable

(anˈkamfətəbl) adjective
1. not relaxed. He looked uncomfortable when she mentioned marriage.
2. producing a bad physical feeling. That's a very uncomfortable chair.
unˈcomfortably adverb
References in classic literature ?
Doubtless it is fancy, but it seems to me now that the remaining distance was made in a chill fog; that I was uncomfortably cold; that the way was longer than ever before, and the town, when we reached it, cheerless, forbidding, and desolate.
Roxana poured out endearments upon him, to which he responded uncomfortably, but as well as he could.
He was clean shaven, and his large face looked uncomfortably naked.
I followed him, and found myself in a small apartment, plainly but not uncomfortably furnished and with its inner door, which was slightly ajar, opening into a paved courtyard.
Though no one had told him not to go in, he had a feeling that it would be wrong to do so; he was a little frightened, and his heart beat uncomfortably; but at the same time something impelled him to turn the handle.
You've never thought what you are.--And there are lots of other questions," she continued, "though perhaps we can't ask them yet." Although they had talked so freely they were all uncomfortably conscious that they really knew nothing about each other.
I believe, to my soul, you have!" said Legree, pushing her from him, and looking uncomfortably at her.
I got along, slowly, safely, and uncomfortably, and finally reached the middle.
We dived into the City, and came up in a crowded policecourt, where a blood-relation (in the murderous sense) of the deceased with the fanciful taste in brooches, was standing at the bar, uncomfortably chewing something; while my guardian had a woman under examination or cross-examination - I don't know which - and was striking her, and the bench, and everybody present, with awe.
Alice did not much like keeping so close to her: first, because the Duchess was VERY ugly; and secondly, because she was exactly the right height to rest her chin upon Alice's shoulder, and it was an uncomfortably sharp chin.
He squeezed through the hole in the wall, and dragged himself along a most uncomfortably tight passage where there was scarcely any light.
By the close of the month the weather became very mild, and, heavily burdened as they were, they found the noontide temperature uncomfortably warm.