uncomforting
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  • uncomforting — “+ adjective 1. : not giving comfort a foreign country in wartime … is an uncomforting place to be Max Beerbohm 2. : causing discomfort vital and sometimes uncomforting truths William Plomer …   Useful english dictionary

  • uncomforting — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • uncomforting — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Causing discomfort: comfortless, uncomfortable. Informal: uncomfy. See COMFORT …   English dictionary for students

  • uncomforting — adj. not comforting, not consoling, not encouraging …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uncomforting — un·comforting …   English syllables

  • Psychoactive drug — An assortment of psychoactive drugs A psychoactive drug, psychopharmaceutical, or psychotropic is a chemical substance that crosses the blood–brain barrier and acts primarily upon the central nervous system where it affects brain function,… …   Wikipedia

  • callous — I adjective adamant, adamantine, brutal, callosus, cold, cold of heart, cold blooded, coldhearted, durus, hard, hard of heart, hardened, hardhearted, heartless, impassive, impenetrable, impenitent, imperturbable, impervious, implacable, inclement …   Law dictionary

  • harsh — I adjective acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, acrimonious, ascetic, astringent, austere, biting, bitter, brusque, brutal, burning, caustic, corrosive, crude, cruel, despiteful, discordant, disrespectful, draconian, drastic, excessive, extreme, feral,… …   Law dictionary

  • harsh — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. acrimonious, ungenial, severe, rough, ungracious; sharp, sour; discordant, hoarse, grating; brutal, heartless, cruel; austere, stern; rigorous, hard. See discourtesy, discord, severity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • uncomfortable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. uneasy; cramped; disturbed, restless; embarrassing, difficult; unpleasant, distressing. See discontent. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Troubled in body or mind] Syn. distressed, ill at ease, uneasy,… …   English dictionary for students

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