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uncomfortable

un·com·fort·a·ble

uncomfortable

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn kuhm fr t bl [or] uhn kuhmf tr bl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: feeling discomfort; not comfortable.
antonyms:
at ease, comfortable
similar words:
awkward, ill at ease, queer, uneasy
definition 2: causing discomfort.
an uncomfortable posture
antonyms:
comfortable, easy, homey
similar words:
awkward
derivations: uncomfortably (adv.), uncomfortableness (n.)
Word Parts
The word uncomfortable contains the following part:
un-1 Old English prefix that means not
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The prefix un1 attaches to adjectives to create adjectives that mean the opposite of the base word.
synonyms:
dis-, de-, in-2