- 1(of clothes, furniture, etc.) not letting you feel physically comfortable; unpleasant to wear, sit on, etc. uncomfortable shoes I couldn't sleep because the bed was so uncomfortable. opposite comfortable
- 2not feeling physically relaxed, warm, etc. I was sitting in an extremely uncomfortable position. She still finds it uncomfortable to stand without support. opposite comfortable
- 3anxious, embarrassed, or afraid and unable to relax; making you feel like this He looked distinctly uncomfortable when the subject was mentioned. There was an uncomfortable silence. opposite comfortable
- 4unpleasant or difficult to deal with an uncomfortable fact I had the uncomfortable feeling that it was my fault. Her letter was an uncomfortable reminder of responsibilities I preferred to forget about.
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