Synonyms of discomfort in English:

discomfort


See definition of discomfort

noun

1‘he complained of increasing abdominal discomfort’

SYNONYMS

pain, aches and pains, soreness, tenderness, irritation, stiffness, malaise

ache, twinge, pang, throb, cramp, hurt

British informal gyp

2‘the discomforts of life at sea’

SYNONYMS

inconvenience, difficulty, bother, nuisance, vexation, drawback, disadvantage, trouble, problem, trial, tribulation

lack of comfort, unpleasantness, hardship, distress

British disbenefit

informal hassle

ANTONYMS

comfort, luxury

3‘Ruth flushed and Thomas noticed her discomfort’

SYNONYMS

embarrassment, discomfiture, unease, uneasiness, abashment, awkwardness, discomposure, confusion, agitation, nervousness, flusteredness, perturbation, distress, anxiety

chagrin, mortification, shame, humiliation

rare disconcertment, disconcertion


verb

1‘his purpose was to discomfort the Prime Minister’

SYNONYMS

discomfit, make uneasy, make uncomfortable, embarrass, abash, disconcert, nonplus, discompose, take aback, unsettle, unnerve, put someone off their stroke, upset, ruffle, fluster, perturb, disturb

chagrin, mortify

informal rattle, discombobulate, faze, set someone back on their heels

ANTONYMS

reassure