Dis*com"fort (?), v. t. [imp. &
p. p. Discomforted; p. pr. & vb.
n. Discomforting.] [OF. desconforter, F.
déconforter, to discourage; pref. des- (L
dis-) + conforter. See Comfort.]
1. To discourage; to deject.
His funeral shall not be in our camp, Shak.
Lest it discomfort us.
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.
Dis*com"fort, n. [OF.
desconfort, F. déconfort. 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.
Strive against all the discomforts of thy
sufferings. Bp. Hall.