To discomfort is defined as to make someone feel uncomfortable or to cause slight pain.(verb)
When you give someone visiting your office a hard and uncomfortable chair to make him feel a little intimidated, this is an example of when you discomfort him.
Discomfort is defined as a feeling of slight pain, or a lack of comfort.(noun)
When you feel unpleasantly hot on a 90 degree day, this is an example of discomfort.
See discomfort in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr desconfort < desconforter, to discourage: see dis- & comfort
See discomfort in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French desconfort
Origin: , from desconforter, to discourage
Origin: : des-, dis-
Origin: + conforter, to strengthen; see comfort.
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