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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiscomfortdis‧com‧fort /dɪsˈkʌmfət $ -ərt/ ●○○ noun  1 [uncountable]COMFORTABLE# a feeling of slight pain or of being physically uncomfortable If the exercise causes discomfort, stop immediately.see thesaurus at pain2 [uncountable]EMBARRASSED a feeling of embarrassment, shame, or worry To her discomfort, he laughed.3 [countable]COMFORTABLE# something that makes you feel uncomfortable or gives you a slight pain the discomforts of air travel
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discomfortThere can be no question of her discomfort.When Eisenhower fell into the trap, Khrushchev crowed over his discomfort and demanded an apology or a repudiation of presidential responsibility.His discomfort was extreme and obvious, but he did his best to ignore the pain in his usual stoic manner.All was revealed, including my discomfort.There's a limit to the amount of discomfort anyone can put up with.My immediate instinct for humor hid my own discomfort.The disease causes acute physical discomfort.But the heat was more seen than felt, more hallucination than discomfort.A cushion will help ease the discomfort of sitting on the floor.Because of this discomfort he set about developing an air-cushioned sole with his engineer friend Herbert Funck.But there was enough esprit de corps among our group to overcome this discomfort with a minimum amount of grumbling.
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