- 1in a way that makes you feel anxious or embarrassed; in a way that shows you are anxious or embarrassed I became uncomfortably aware that no one else was laughing. Her comment was uncomfortably close to the truth. He shifted uncomfortably in his seat when I mentioned money.
- 2in a way that is not physically comfortable I was feeling uncomfortably hot. She perched uncomfortably on the edge of the table.