From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishuncomfortableun‧com‧fort‧a‧ble /ʌnˈkʌmftəbəl, -ˈkʌmfət- $ -ˈkʌmfərt-, -ˈkʌmft-/ ●●●W3 adjective 🔊 🔊 1COMFORTABLEnot feeling physically comfortable, or not making you feel comfortable 🔊 This sofa is so uncomfortable.2EMBARRASSEDunable to relax because you are embarrassed 🔊 She always felt slightly uncomfortable in a hat. 🔊 an uncomfortable silence► see thesaurus at embarrassed —uncomfortably adverb
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uncomfortable• All this talk about love and romance was making me uncomfortable.• Inside, the house was dark and uncomfortable.• I hatetravelling by train - the carriages are always so dirty and uncomfortable.• The heat was making us all uncomfortable.• Even a soft body brush can feel uncomfortable if the bristles are stuck into the skin.• Let Lucy articulate, lay herself on whatever uncomfortable line it was that she had elected to draw.• She was dressed in a very tightskirt and uncomfortable-looking shoes.• She wanted to make him uncomfortable, make it hard for him to read.• The only uncomfortablemoment was when a cellphone began ringing behind them and they started smiling at each other.• They were forced to spend another uncomfortable night at the airportwaiting for their plane.• Jim always felt uncomfortable on such formaloccasions.• A smartsuit with cheapuncomfortable shoes generally reveals a man posingabove his station.• cheap uncomfortable shoes• Obviously, do not expect your pet to settle down readily on a wet or uncomfortablesurface.• I feel uncomfortable talking about Gayle when she isn't here.• These chairs may look good, but they're very uncomfortable to sit on.• In those days visiting the islandmeant a long uncomfortablevoyage across choppyseas.• You look uncomfortable. Why don't you sit over here?• Perhaps that's why I felt so uncomfortable with those men.