Definition of Discomfit

1. Verb. Cause to lose one's composure. "The performance is likely to discomfit Sue"




Definition of Discomfit

1. v. t. To scatter in fight; to put to rout; to defeat.

2. a. Discomfited; overthrown.

3. n. Rout; overthrow; discomfiture.

Definition of Discomfit

1. Verb. (archaic) To defeat completely; to rout. ¹

2. Verb. To defeat the plans or hopes of; to frustrate. ¹

3. Verb. (proscribed) To embarrass greatly; to confuse; to perplex; to disconcert. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Discomfit

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discomfit

discolourer
discoloureth
discolouring
discolourise
discolourous
discolours
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discombobulate
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discombobulating
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discombobulation
discombobulations
discomfit (current term)
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discomfortingly
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Literary usage of Discomfit

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1. The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the by Enguerrand de Monstrelet (1853)
"... WHERE THE ENGLISH FROM CALAIS MEET AND discomfit HIM. In the month of May of this year, Waleran de Luxembourg, count de Ligny and de St. Pol, ..."

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