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discomforting

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of discomforting

  1. 1 causing discomfort a discomforting perch on the thin balcony rail Synonyms of discomforting comfortless, uncomfortable, harshWords Related to discomforting aching, hurting, miserable, nasty, painful, sore; agonizing, excruciating, torturous; distressing, disturbing, upsetting; awkward, cumbersome, inconvenient, ungainly; uneasy; chafing, cramping, itching, pinching, pricking, prickling, smarting, stingingNear Antonyms of discomforting easy, soothing; cozy, cushy, snug, soft; easeful, relaxing, reposeful, restfulAntonyms of discomforting comfortable, comfy

  2. 2 causing worry or anxiety the layoff rumors created a discomforting situation for the workers who depend on the factory for a living Synonyms of discomforting troublesome, discomposing, disquieting, distressing, disturbing, nagging, nasty, perturbing, troubling, troublous, unsettling, upsetting, worrisomeWords Related to discomforting daunting, demoralizing, discomfiting, disconcerting, discouraging, disheartening, dismaying, dispiriting; chilling, frightening, scary; harassing, persecutive, persecutory; alarming, dire, direful, dread, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, forbidding, formidable, frightening, frightful, ghastly, hair-raising, horrendous, horrible, horrifying, intimidating, scary, shocking, terrible, terrifyingNear Antonyms of discomforting calming, quieting, settling, soothing; comforting, consoling, dreamy, inviting, lulling, narcotic, pacifying, relaxing, sedative, tranquilizing (also tranquillizing)Antonyms of discomforting reassuring


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