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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishuncomfortableun‧com‧fort‧a‧ble /ʌnˈkʌmftəbəl, -ˈkʌmfət- $ -ˈkʌmfərt-, -ˈkʌmft-/ ●●● W3 adjective  1 COMFORTABLEnot feeling physically comfortable, or not making you feel comfortable This sofa is so uncomfortable.2 EMBARRASSEDunable to relax because you are embarrassed She always felt slightly uncomfortable in a hat. an uncomfortable silencesee thesaurus at embarrasseduncomfortably adverb
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uncomfortableAll this talk about love and romance was making me uncomfortable.Inside, the house was dark and uncomfortable.I hate travelling 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 tight skirt and uncomfortable-looking shoes.She wanted to make him uncomfortable, make it hard for him to read.The only uncomfortable moment was when a cell phone began ringing behind them and they started smiling at each other.They were forced to spend another uncomfortable night at the airport waiting for their plane.Jim always felt uncomfortable on such formal occasions.A smart suit with cheap uncomfortable shoes generally reveals a man posing above his station.cheap uncomfortable shoesObviously, do not expect your pet to settle down readily on a wet or uncomfortable surface.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 island meant a long uncomfortable voyage across choppy seas.You look uncomfortable. Why don't you sit over here?Perhaps that's why I felt so uncomfortable with those men.
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