Definition of uncomfortable
- an uncomfortable chair
- an uncomfortable performance
- was uncomfortable with them
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.
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agitated, bothered, chagrined, dismayed, disquieted, distressed, disturbed, fazed, flustered, jittery, jumpy, mortified, nervous, nonplussed (also nonplused), perturbed, rattled, unhinged, unsettled, upset;
: causing a feeling of physical discomfort
: feeling physical discomfort
: causing a feeling of being embarrassed or uneasy
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