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uncomfortable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of uncomfortable

  1. 1 causing discomfort <unfortunately, dressing up for the dance meant wearing an uncomfortable shirt> Synonyms comfortless, discomforting, harsh Related Words aching, hurting, miserable, nasty, painful, sore; agonizing, excruciating, torturous; distressing, disturbing, upsetting; awkward, cumbersome, inconvenient, ungainly; uneasy; chafing, cramping, itching, pinching, pricking, prickling, smarting, stinging Near Antonyms easy, soothing; cozy, cushy, snug, soft; easeful, relaxing, reposeful, restful Antonyms comfortable, comfy

  2. 2 causing embarrassment <the uncomfortable situation of running into an ex-friend at a social gathering> Synonyms discomfiting, disconcerting, disturbing, embarrassing, flustering, awkwardRelated Words confusing, difficult, disagreeable, impossible, inconvenient, intolerable, troublesome, unpleasant, unwieldy; unsettling; debasing, degrading, demeaning, humbling, humiliating, mortifyingNear Antonyms agreeable, comfortable, convenient, pleasing

  3. 3 lacking social grace and assurance <a person who is uncomfortable at parties with lots of strangers> Synonyms clumsy, gauche, graceless, inelegant, rough-hewn, rustic (also rustical), stiff, stilted, awkward, uneasy, ungraceful, woodenRelated Words angular, gawky, lubberly, ungainly; boorish, clownish, uncouth; abashed, discomfited, discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted, discountenanced, embarrassed; self-conscious; agitated, bothered, chagrined, dismayed, disquieted, distressed, disturbed, fazed, flustered, jittery, jumpy, mortified, nervous, nonplussed (also nonplused), perturbed, rattled, unhinged, unsettled, upset; diffident, insecure, meek, modest, self-doubting, timid, unassertive, unassuming, unpretentiousNear Antonyms assured, calm, collected, composed, confident, cool, placid, poised, secure, self-assured, self-confident, self-possessed, serene, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbedAntonyms graceful, suave, urbane





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