uncomfortable

If it's very hot or very cold in the room, chances are you are going to feel uncomfortable or ill-at-ease.

The word uncomfortable comes from the prefix un- meaning "not" and comfortable meaning "affording comfort." When something is uncomfortable, it doesn't allow you to relax. A hard chair can be uncomfortable. So can a tense situation in which two people are arguing. Someone can make you feel uncomfortable by saying something inappropriate.

Definitions of uncomfortable
  1. adjective
    providing or experiencing physical discomfort
    “an uncomfortable chair”
    “an uncomfortable day in the hot sun”
    Synonyms:
    bad, tough
    feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad')
    comfortless
    without comfort
    irritating, painful
    causing physical discomfort
    miserable, wretched
    characterized by physical misery
    uneasy
    relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort
    warm
    uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble
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    Antonyms:
    comfortable, comfy
    providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal)
    cosy, cozy, snug
    enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
    easy
    affording comfort
    homelike, homely, homey, homy
    having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable
    soothing
    affording physical relief
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  2. adjective
    conducive to or feeling mental discomfort
    “this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable
    “the uncomfortable truth”
    “grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye”
    “an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest”
    “the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable
    Synonyms:
    awkward, ill at ease, uneasy
    socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
    disquieting
    causing mental discomfort
    ill-fitting
    not the right size or shape
    self-conscious
    excessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior
    uneasy
    lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance
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    Antonyms:
    comfortable
    free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind
    comforted
    made comfortable or more comfortable in a time of distress
    easy
    free from worry or anxiety
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