Definition of Discomforting

1. Verb. (present participle of discomfort) ¹



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Definition of Discomforting

1. discomfort [v] - See also: discomfort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discomforting

discombobulatingly
discombobulation
discombobulations
discomfit
discomfited
discomfiting
discomfitingly
discomfits
discomfiture
discomfitures
discomfort
discomfortable
discomforted
discomforter
discomforters
discomforting (current term)
discomfortingly
discomforts
discommend
discommendable
discommendation
discommended
discommender
discommenders
discommending
discommends
discommission
discommissioned
discommissioning
discommissions

Literary usage of Discomforting

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1. Essays, Philosophical and Psychological: In Honor of William James by William James, Columbia University (1908)
"I shall use discomforting or annoying or troublers to mean those states of affairs which, in the case of us human beings, are repelled, disliked, ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1863)
"... exertion and quickened respiration caused the skin to be suffused with moisture, and that this gave instant relief from a discomforting sense of heat. ..."

3. Physical Education by Archibald Maclaren, Wallace Maclaren (1895)
"... exertion and quickened respiration caused the <kin to be suffused with moisture, and that this gave instant relief from a discomforting sense of heat. ..."

4. Psychology: Normal and Morbid by Charles Arthur Mercier (1901)
"All exceptions to rules are discomforting; and are discomforting by reason of their incongruity with the cases that follow the rule. ..."

5. Health Consequences of Smoking: Nicotine Addiction a Report of the Surgeon by C. Everett Koop, M.D., DIANE Publishing Company (1988)
"If longer periods of deprivation are associated with a discomforting ... The drug effect which enables such discomforting withdrawal is physical dependence. ..."

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