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Pronunciation : Dis*com"fort
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OF. desconforter, F. d├ęconforter, to discourage; pref. des- (L dis-) + conforter. See Comfort.]
Definition : 1. To discourage; to deject. His funeral shall not be in our camp, Lest it discomfort us. Shak.

2. To destroy or disturb the comfort of; to deprive oas, a smoky chimney discomforts a family.

t. [imp. & p. p. Discomforted; p. pr. & vb. n. Discomforting.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Dis*com"fort
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OF. desconfort, F. d├ęconfort. See Discomfort, v. t.]
Definition : 1. Discouragement. [Obs.] Shak.

2. Want of comfort; uneasiness, mental or physical; disturbance of peace; inquietude; pain; distress; sorrow. "An age of spiritual discomfort." M. Arnold. Strive against all the discomforts of thy sufferings. Bp. Hall.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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