1. Discouragement.

2. Want of comfort; uneasiness, mental or physical; disturbance of peace; inquietude; pain; distress; sorrow. "An age of spiritual discomfort." "Strive against all the discomforts of thy sufferings." (Bp. Hall)

Origin: OF. Desconfort, F. Deconfort. See Discomfort.

(01 Mar 1998)