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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (painful)
a. incómodo
My new shoes haven't been broken in yet, so they're uncomfortable.Mis zapatos nuevos no se han aflojado, así que son incómodos.
2. (disconcerting)
a. desagradable
It's uncomfortable to talk to your ex-wife about child custody, but it has to be done.Es desagradable hablar con tu ex esposa sobre la custodia de los hijos, pero tiene que hacerse.
b. molesto
I had an uncomfortable conversation yesterday with my landlord.Tuve una conversación molesta ayer con el dueño de mi departamento.
3. (uneasy)
a. incómodo
She felt uncomfortable walking through the alleyway alone.Se sintió incómoda caminando sola por el callejón.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. incómodo(a)
to be uncomfortableestar incómodo(a)
there was an uncomfortable silencese produjo un silencio embarazoso or incómodo
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uncomfortable [ʌnˈkʌmfətəbl]
1 (physically) incómodo
to be/feel uncomfortable [+chair, shoes, position] ser or resultar incómodo; [+person] estar/sentirse incómodo
2 (uneasy) incómodo
I had an uncomfortable feeling that someone was watching me tenía la incómoda sensación de que alguien me observaba
we had an uncomfortable few minutes
to be uncomfortable about sth estar incómodo or a disgusto con algo
I [felt] uncomfortable with the responsibility
he's always felt uncomfortable with women siempre se ha sentido incómodo or a disgusto con las mujeres
to make sb uncomfortable hacer a algn sentirse incómodo; hacer que algn se sienta incómodo
Her presence made him uncomfortable. it made her uncomfortable to think they were doing all this on her account his staring made me uncomfortable
to make life uncomfortable for sb ponérselo difícil a algn
there was an uncomfortable silence se produjo un silencio muy incómodo
3 (worrying) molesto
it was an uncomfortable dilemma era una molesta disyuntiva
a statement that must have made uncomfortable reading for quite a number of Hollywood's screenwriting radicals
4 (disagreeable) [+truth, fact] desagradable
The uncomfortable truth is that the economy is now moving through a phase of deflation
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Phrases with "uncomfortable"
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I feel uncomfortable
me siento incómodo
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