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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discomfort  \Dis*com"fort\,  n.  [OF.  desconfort  F.  d['e]confort. 
  See  {Discomfort},  v.  t.] 
  1.  Discouragement.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Want  of  comfort;  uneasiness,  mental  or  physical; 
  disturbance  of  peace;  inquietude;  pain;  distress;  sorrow. 
  ``An  age  of  spiritual  discomfort.''  --M.  Arnold. 
 
  Strive  against  all  the  discomforts  of  thy 
  sufferings.  --Bp.  Hall. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discomfort  \Dis*com"fort\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Discomforted}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Discomforting}.]  [OF.  desconforter  F. 
  d['e]conforter,  to  discourage;  pref.  des-  (L  dis-)  + 
  conforter.  See  {Comfort}.] 
  1.  To  discourage;  to  deject. 
 
  His  funeral  shall  not  be  in  our  camp,  Lest  it 
  discomfort  us  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  destroy  or  disturb  the  comfort  of  to  deprive  o?  quiet 
  enjoyment;  to  make  uneasy;  to  pain;  as  a  smoky  chimney 
  discomforts  a  family. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  discomfort 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  tense  and  feeling  pain  [syn:  {uncomfortableness}] 
  [ant:  {comfort}] 
  2:  an  uncomfortable  feeling  in  some  part  of  the  body  [syn:  {soreness}, 
  {irritation},  {tenderness}] 




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