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- (General American) IPA(key): /ʌnˈkʌmf.tɚ.bəl/, /ʌnˈkʌm.fɚ.tə.bəl/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ʌnˈkʌmf.tə.bəl/, /ʌnˈkʌm.fə.tə.bəl/
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- Not comfortable.
1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 15, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
- Edward Churchill still attended to his work in a hopeless mechanical manner like a sleep-walker who walks safely on a well-known round. But his Roman collar galled him, his cossack stifled him, his biretta was as uncomfortable as a merry-andrew's cap and bells.
The class squirmed and fidgeted in the uncomfortable new chairs.
- Experiencing discomfort.
- Uneasy or anxious.
Sharing a house with them made me uncomfortable.
- Put off or disgusted.
put off or disgusted
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