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
The real-feel conditions will be borderline uncomfortable tomorrow as an increasing south wind pushes afternoon temperatures to a high of about 87 degrees.
Sasse appeared uncomfortable with the joke, but Maher continued with the segment.
The truth is rooted in the numbers: The Warriors never felt uncomfortable, committing just four turnovers — compared to 20 for the Cavs.
Sterling's rallies kept Burlington Central uncomfortable through most of Wednesday's Class 3A Sycamore Sectional semifinals.
A little girl makes an unusual friend on a family’s uncomfortable visit to the new weekend home of a former classmate.
Then later an uncomfortable customer asked the employee to escort her to her car and that's when Hamblin pointed the knife at the employee, according to reports.
Spencer Kornhaber explores the uncomfortable irony of Lifetime’s Searching for Neverland.
The would-be host, a Harley-Davidson factory, was uncomfortable with planned protests coinciding with Trump’s executive orders limiting travel from certain countries and halting refugees, CNN reported.
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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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