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.
Recent Examples of uncomfortable from the Web
Karachi, a huge, polyglot trading city built up from waves of refugees, is an uncomfortable appendage to the rural, backward Sindhi-speaking province of Sindh.
Dew points, an indicator of humidity, were around 70 Thursday afternoon and are forecast to be between 70 and 75 degrees through Monday — a very uncomfortable level.
The political upheaval caused the pound to drop on Monday and made for an uncomfortable backdrop for the Brexit negotiations under way in Brussels.
Temperatures will be in the 80s with fairly uncomfortable humidity on Tuesday.
In March, there was his deeply uncomfortable Oval Office photo-op with Chancellor Angela Merkel, with whom Trump refused to make eye contact or shake hands.
If someone was uncomfortable with what another patron was viewing on a computer, library staff instead tried to move the perturbed patron, not the person viewing the computer content.
But that interruption of Los Alamos’s pit production and testing — the latter of which is meant to substitute in part for full-scale explosive nuclear testing — has made some of those responsible for managing the nuclear stockpile uncomfortable.
The newfound attention wasn’t the only thing that made this high-powered TV producer uncomfortable.
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First Known Use of uncomfortable
UNCOMFORTABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uncomfortable for English Language Learners
: causing a feeling of physical discomfort
: feeling physical discomfort
: causing a feeling of being embarrassed or uneasy
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.
uncomfortably\-blē\ adverb The room was uncomfortably hot.
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