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dis·com·fort / disˈkəmfərt/ • n. lack of physical comfort: the discomforts of too much sun in summer. ∎  slight pain: the patient complained of discomfort in the left calf. ∎  a state of mental unease; worry or embarrassment: his remarks caused her discomfort. • v. [tr.] make (someone) feel uneasy, anxious, or embarrassed: she liked to discomfort my mother by her remarks. ∎  [often as adj.] (discomforting) cause (someone) slight pain: the patient's condition has discomforting symptoms.

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discomfort

discomfort †discouragement, distress, desolation XIV; being uncomfortable XIX. — OF. desconfort (mod. dé-).
So vb. XIV. See DIS- 2, 6.

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