Uncomfortable vs Embarrassing - What's the difference?

uncomfortable | embarrassing |


As adjectives the difference between uncomfortable and embarrassing

is that uncomfortable is not comfortable while embarrassing is causing embarrassment; makes you feel shy or ashamed; leading to a feeling of uncomfortable self-consciousness.

As a verb embarrassing is

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As a noun embarrassing is

the action of the verb to embarrass .

uncomfortable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not comfortable.
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  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Edward Churchill still attended to his work in a hopeless mechanical manner like a sleep-walker who walks safely on a well-known round. But his Roman collar galled him, his cossack stifled him, his biretta was as uncomfortable as a merry-andrew's cap and bells.}}
  • Experiencing discomfort.
  • Uneasy or anxious.
  • Put off or disgusted.
  • Antonyms

    * comfortable * ergonomic

    embarrassing

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of the verb to embarrass .
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Causing embarrassment; makes you feel shy or ashamed; leading to a feeling of uncomfortable self-consciousness.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=20 citation , passage=The story struck the depressingly familiar note with which true stories ring in the tried ears of experienced policemen. No one queried it. It was in the classic pattern of human weakness, mean and embarrassing and sad.}}

    Synonyms

    * awkward

    Derived terms

    * embarrassingly