how to pronounce discomfort


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discomfort is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of discomfort in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… expressed their discomfort about him to …”

meanings of discomfort


  1. Mental or bodily distress.
  2. Something that disturbs one's comfort; an annoyance.


  1. To cause annoyance or distress to.
  2. To discourage; to deject.

discomfort frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word discomfort occurs in english on average 6.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics discomfort can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that discomfort can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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