Simple Definition of uncomfortable
: causing a feeling of physical discomfort
: feeling physical discomfort
: causing a feeling of being embarrassed or uneasy
Examples of uncomfortable in a sentence
You look uncomfortable in that chair. Would you like to sit here instead?
The silence went on so long that it became very uncomfortable.
We were in the uncomfortable position of asking for money.
I was uncomfortable about talking to them.
She's uncomfortable being in the spotlight.
First Known Use of uncomfortable
UNCOMFORTABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of uncomfortable for Students
1 : causing discomfort or uneasiness <an uncomfortable chair> <an uncomfortable silence>
2 : feeling discomfort or uneasiness <His staring made me uncomfortable.>
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