Part of speech: noun

The state of being uncomfortable, or that which causes it; disturbance; disquietude.

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Usage examples "discomfort":

  1. But, with all the discomfort it brought, never had rain been more welcome. - "Barriers Burned Away", E. P. Roe.
  2. For a time the two seas, the old and the new, fought each other to our discomfort; but the old yielded, and, as the new got its even, regular swing, the Iroquois agreed with its enemy of the moment and rode easily. - "From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life", Captain A. T. Mahan.
  3. To Delafield's discomfort, indeed, she poured out upon him a stream of confidences he would have gladly avoided. - "Lady Rose's Daughter", Mrs. Humphry Ward.