discomfort

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Noun[change]

Singular
discomfort

Plural
discomforts

  1. (uncountable) A feeling of being embarrassed or worried.
    His bad singing caused us discomfort.
  2. (uncountable) Pain or another unpleasant physical feeling.
    She had some discomfort in her knees.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
discomfort

Third-person singular
discomforts

Past tense
discomforted

Past participle
discomforted

Present participle
discomforting

  1. (transitive) If you discomfort a person or animal, you make them feel worried, embarrassed, or a little ill.
    Her strange behaviour discomforted us.

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