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1 not feeling physically comfortable, or not making you feel comfortable [= awkward]:
This sofa is so uncomfortable.
2 unable to relax because you are embarrassed:
She always felt slightly uncomfortable in a hat.
an uncomfortable silence
uncomfortably adverb
WORD FOCUS: embarrassed WORD FOCUS: embarrassed
similar words: uncomfortable, awkward, sheepish, red-faced

very embarrassed: mortified

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