Synonyms for uncomfortable

Synonyms for (adjective) uncomfortable

Synonyms: uncomfortable

Definition: providing or experiencing physical discomfort

Usage: an uncomfortable chair; an uncomfortable day in the hot sun

Similar words: tough, bad

Definition: feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad')

Usage: my throat feels bad; she felt bad all over; he was feeling tough after a restless night


Similar words: comfortless

Definition: without comfort

Usage: a comfortless room


Similar words: painful, irritating

Definition: causing physical discomfort

Usage: bites of black flies are more than irritating; they can be very painful


Similar words: miserable, wretched

Definition: characterized by physical misery

Usage: a wet miserable weekend; spent a wretched night on the floor


Similar words: uneasy

Definition: relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort


Similar words: warm

Definition: uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble

Usage: made things warm for the bookies


Synonyms: uncomfortable

Definition: conducive to or feeling mental discomfort

Usage: this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable; the uncomfortable truth; grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye; an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest; the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable

Similar words: uneasy, awkward, ill at ease

Definition: socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner

Usage: awkward and reserved at parties; ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know; was always uneasy with strangers


Similar words: disquieting

Definition: causing mental discomfort

Usage: the disquieting sounds of nearby gunfire


Similar words: ill-fitting

Definition: not the right size or shape


Similar words: self-conscious

Definition: excessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior

Usage: self-conscious teenagers; wondered if she could ever be untidy without feeling self-conscious about it