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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.

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Polymorphism and Mutation

... be propagated. For example a single point mutation where a base is replaced or deleted from a strand of DNA. This may cause the individual some discomfort or problems but is normally isolated to the individual. A polymorphism is a distinct population of genes that have changed enough to create ...

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Topic: Polymorphism and Mutation
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Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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... know much about it other than what my girlfriend has told me and she is not very open on the subject as it has been a source of a great deal of discomfort for herself in the past and probably still is.

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Topic: Hiccups as Erotic Stimuli
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