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English definition of “discomfort”

discomfort

noun [C/U]  /dɪsˈkʌm·fərt/ us  
the feeling of not being comfortable, either from a physical cause or from a situation, or something that causes this feeling: [U] It’s clear that both parties have some degree of discomfort with the idea. [U] She laughed at his discomfort (= embarrassment). Discomfort is also pain, usually not severe: [U] I could move my arm, but I had a lot of discomfort.
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