Definition of Discomfited

1. Noun. People who are defeated. "The Romans had no pity for the defeated"

Exact synonyms: Defeated
Generic synonyms: People



2. Adjective. Disappointingly unsuccessful. "His best efforts were thwarted"

Definition of Discomfited

1. Verb. (past of discomfit) ¹

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Definition of Discomfited

1. discomfit [v] - See also: discomfit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discomfited

discoloureth
discolouring
discolourise
discolourous
discolours
discomania
discombobulate
discombobulated
discombobulatedly
discombobulates
discombobulating
discombobulatingly
discombobulation
discombobulations
discomfit
discomfited (current term)
discomfiting
discomfitingly
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discomfiture
discomfitures
discomfort
discomfortable
discomforted
discomforter
discomforters
discomforting
discomfortingly
discomforts
discommend

Literary usage of Discomfited

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1. The History of Rome by Livy (1888)
"... their standards moving to and fro, they exhorted and implored their men to charge them while thus discomfited, and not allow them to form their line ..."

2. The Literary Diary of Ezra Stiles: Ed. Under the Authority of the by Ezra Stiles (1901)
"This whole Army is discomfited and broken up. The Idea of Congress is thus. "Ix CONGRESS Nov. 4 1777. Resolved, That the thanks of Congress in their own ..."

3. History of the Romans Under the Empire by Charles Merivale (1865)
"Antonins renews his intimacy with Cleopatra.—His infatuated devotion to her, and ill-treatment of Octavia.—He invades Parthia, is discomfited, and makes a ..."

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