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uncomfortable

adjective

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1 causing discomfort
  • unfortunately, dressing up for the dance meant wearing an uncomfortable shirt

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2 causing embarrassment
  • the uncomfortable situation of running into an ex-friend at a social gathering

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The first known use of uncomfortable was in 1573

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“Uncomfortable.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/uncomfortable. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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