It was uncomfortable,
to say the least.

Have you heard this joke?

A: My ears got burnt!

B: How?

A: I was ironing when the phone rang. Instead of picking up the phone I picked up the iron.

B: That must've hurt!

A: To say the least.

B Let's get this straight: you said you burnt both ears. Right?

A: Yes.

B: How on Earth did you burn the other ear?

A: The person called again.
  to say the least
very much

get it straigh
be clear about it

on Earth

I can't imagine