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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
discomfort /dis'kʌmfət/
  • danh từ
    • sự khó ở; sự khó chịu, sự bực bội
    • sự không an tâm, sự băn khoăn lo lắng, sự buồn phiền
    • sự thiếu tiện nghi, sự bất tiện
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm khó chịu, làm bực bội
      • không an tâm, làm băn khoăn lo lắng, làm buồn phiền
    Concise Dictionary
    +the state of being tense and feeling pain
    +an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 uneasiness, hardship, difficulty, trouble, care, worry, distress, vexation:
    She hasn't known the discomfort of being the wife of a miner.
    2 ache, pain, twinge, soreness, irritation; bother, inconvenience, nuisance:
    Some discomfort persisted in my legs long after the accident.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [U] a feeling of slight pain or of being physically uncomfortable: You will experience some minor discomfort during the treatment. + abdominal discomfort
    2 [U] a feeling of worry or embarrassment: John's presence caused her considerable discomfort. + I could sense their discomfort at what I was saying.
    3 [C] (formal) something that makes you feel uncomfortable or causes you a slight feeling of pain: the dangers and discomforts of a life at sea
    + verb [VN] [often passive] (formal) to make sb feel anxious or embarrassed: Many patients complained of being discomforted by the doctor's manner.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 slight pain


    acute, considerable, great, severe, growing
    He became conscious of a growing discomfort.
    | mild, minor, slight
    You may experience some slight discomfort after the operation.
    | bodily, physical


    amount, degree


    complain of, experience, feel, get, have, suffer
    Some of the patients complained of discomfort. I didn't have much discomfort after the operation.
    | cause | ease, lessen, reduce, relieve
    Not eating late at night should help to relieve the discomfort.


    in ~
    He appeared to be in great discomfort.
    | with/without ~
    You should be able to drive without discomfort after about two weeks.

    2 embarrassment


    The revelations caused some discomfort to the president.
    | enjoy
    Paula smiled, enjoying her sister's discomfort.


    grow, increase

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