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 for discomfort
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discomfort \Dis*com"fort\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discomforted;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Discomforting.] [OF. desconforter, F.
     d['e]conforter, to discourage; pref. des- (L dis-) +
     conforter. See Comfort.]
     1. To discourage; to deject.
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              His funeral shall not be in our camp,
              Lest it discomfort us.                --Shak.
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     2. To destroy or disturb the comfort of; to deprive of quiet
        enjoyment; to make uneasy; to pain; as, a smoky chimney
        discomforts a family.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discomfort \Dis*com"fort\, n. [OF. desconfort, F. d['e]confort.
     See Discomfort, v. t.]
     1. Discouragement. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     2. Want of comfort; uneasiness, mental or physical;
        disturbance of peace; inquietude; pain; distress; sorrow.
        "An age of spiritual discomfort." --M. Arnold.
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              Strive against all the discomforts of thy
              sufferings.                           --Bp. Hall.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  discomfort
      n 1: the state of being tense and feeling pain [syn:
           discomfort, uncomfortableness] [ant: comfort,
           comfortableness]
      2: an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress
         [syn: discomfort, soreness, irritation]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  97 Moby Thesaurus words for "discomfort":
     Schmerz, ache, aches and pains, afflict, agitate, angst, anguish,
     anxiety, bitterness, bleakness, boredom, bother, burden, care,
     cheerlessness, comfortlessness, depression, difficulty,
     discomposure, discontent, dislike, dismalness, dismay, displeasure,
     disquiet, dissatisfaction, distress, distressfulness, disturb,
     dolor, dread, dreariness, dullness, emptiness, ennui,
     existential woe, flatness, grief, grieve, grievousness, grimness,
     hardship, hurt, hurting, inconvenience, inquietude, irritation,
     joylessness, lack of pleasure, lament, lamentability, lamentation,
     load with care, malaise, misery, mourn, mournfulness, nausea,
     nongratification, nonsatisfaction, nuisance, pain, painfulness,
     pathos, perturb, pitiability, pitiableness, pitifulness, poignancy,
     put to it, regrettableness, sadness, savorlessness, sharpness,
     soreness, sorrow, sorrowfulness, spleen, staleness, suffering,
     tastelessness, tediousness, tedium, trouble, twinge,
     uncomfortableness, unease, uneasiness, unhappiness, unpleasure,
     unsatisfaction, upset, vexation, vexation of spirit, woebegoneness,
     woefulness, worry
  
  

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