uncomfortableness

noun
un·​com·​fort·​able·​ness | \ ˌən-ˈkəm(p)(f)-tər-bəl-nəs, -ˈkəm(p)(f)-tə-bəl-, -ˈkəm(p)-fər-tə-bəl- How to pronounce uncomfortableness (audio) , -ˈkəm(p)-fə-tə-bəl-, -ˈkəm-fər-bəl-, -ˈkəm-fə-bəl- \

Definition of uncomfortableness

: discomfort All these queer proceedings increased my uncomfortableness— Herman Melville There is such a certain uncomfortableness always occasioned to the mind by stillness and mystery united …— Edward Bulwer-Lytton So there is this reticence and uncomfortableness about talking about race.— Rachel Martin

First Known Use of uncomfortableness

1639, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncomfortableness was in 1639

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“Uncomfortableness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncomfortableness. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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