Dis*com"fort (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discomforted; p. pr. & vb. n. Discomforting.] [OF. desconforter, F. d'econforter, to discourage; pref. des- (L dis-) + conforter. See Comfort.]

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 o quiet enjoyment; to make uneasy; to pain; as, a smoky chimney discomforts a family.

 

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Dis*com"fort, n. [OF. desconfort, F. d'econfort. See Discomfort, v. t.]

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.

 

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