discomfort

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪsˈkʌmfərt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪsˈkʌmfɚt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dis kumfərt)


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discomfort

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [physical, emotional, financial, personal] discomfort
  2. [stood, wriggled, shifted] in discomfort
  3. caused (her) [considerable, extreme, severe, slight] discomfort
  4. the [swelling, ache, heat] is causing him [considerable] discomfort
  5. [the remarks, his comments, her behavior] caused (him) discomfort
  6. the [child, patient] complained of discomfort in her [arm, leg]
  7. is [suffering, experiencing] discomfort in his back
  8. this may cause some discomfort
  9. you may [experience, feel] some discomfort (when)
  10. do you feel any discomfort when I [press, move, hold]
  11. does not handle discomfort well
  12. the discomfort of [not knowing, going to the doctor, withdrawal symptoms]
  13. the discomfort has persisted for [five days, two weeks]
  14. [visit, see] your doctor if the discomfort persists
  15. a life of discomfort in [a wheelchair, hospitals]
  16. discomforts [caused, experienced, suffered] by
  17. the discomforts [associated with, involved in]
v
  1. the [news, sight, words, thought] discomforted him
  2. discomforted by the [news]
  3. discomforted to hear [that, of]
  4. the [shocking, bad, latest] news discomforted him
  5. discomfort [the president, his opponent, viewers, the audience]
  6. [bid, attempt, strategies] to discomfort [the president]
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