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discomfort

verb

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to trouble the mind of; to make uneasy
  • the harsh criticism of his musical talent did not discomfort him in the least

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discomfort

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of discomfort (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of discomfort was in the 14th century

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“Discomfort.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/discomfort. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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