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Synonyms for discomfort

Synonyms for discomfort

the state or quality of being inconvenient

something that causes difficulty, trouble, or lack of ease

to cause inconvenience for

to cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed

Synonyms for discomfort

an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress

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If Said can sometimes sound like a liberal humanist, he can at times sound rather more discomfortingly like a radical humanist; but he never sounds much like a socialist humanist, in the style of Raymond Williams or E.
We can only keep our fingers crossed that we get the chance to see two rich men's private affairs discomfortingly exposed to public scrutiny but, since both will want to avoid that, it won't happen.
Then there's that climactic moment when Lester's lust for Angela discomfortingly approaches consummation.
O]urs is a time rich in discomfortingly innovative poetry and poetic thinking.
Ma Vie en Rose derives its uniqueness from the tension between its cartoon trappings and discomfortingly real situations.
As an answer, "resting beyond" is a discomforting vagueness that begs a discomfortingly specific question.
This is discomfortingly accurate, if not in every detail then in the overall picture.
As discomfortingly fascinating as listening to a couple's heated argument at a table near yours in a restaurant, "Derailroaded" considers the fleeting notoriety and frustrating obscurity of Larry "Wild Man" Fischer, a deeply troubled eccentric whose unique brand of "outsider music" apparently generates equal measures of jeering derision, anxious dread and genuine admiration.
The artist donned costumes and masks, consistently utilized mirrors among her props, and engaged in obsessively repetitive (often discomfortingly ritualistic) actions.
The Southern California kids viewed act out formative fantasies in variably squirm-inducing forms which discomfortingly reveal preadolescent power plays still resonant in their adult relations.