Definition of Disconcert

1. Verb. Cause to feel embarrassment. "The bad news will disconcert him"; "The constant attention of the young man confused her"

Exact synonyms: Confuse, Flurry, Put Off
Related verbs: Bedevil, Befuddle, Confound, Confuse, Discombobulate, Fox, Fuddle, Throw
Specialized synonyms: Fluster, Bother, Deflect, Distract
Generic synonyms: Abash, Embarrass
Derivative terms: Confusion, Disconcertion, Disconcertment



2. Verb. Cause to lose one's composure. "The performance is likely to disconcert Sue"

Definition of Disconcert

1. v. t. To break up the harmonious progress of; to throw into disorder or confusion; as, the emperor disconcerted the plans of his enemy.

2. n. Want of concert; disagreement.

Definition of Disconcert

1. Verb. To upset the composure of ¹

2. Verb. To bring into confusion ¹

3. Verb. To frustrate, make go wrong ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disconcert

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disconcert

discompliance
discompose
discomposed
discomposes
discomposing
discomposingly
discomposition
discomposure
discomposures
discompt
discompted
discompting
discompts
discomycete
discomycetous
disconcert (current term)
disconcerted
disconcertedly
disconcertedness
disconcerting
disconcertingly
disconcertion
disconcertment
disconcertments
disconcerts
disconfirm
disconfirmation
disconfirmations
disconfirmed
disconfirmed expectancy

Literary usage of Disconcert

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"Giltner commenced the action in front, whic.i appeared to disconcert the enemy so muck that, although they made, ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"The ек: were about to charge my position when Gv Giltner commenced the action in (rout, т L appeared to disconcert the enemy so much ..."

3. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (1855)
"They had enjoyed so long a career of good fortune, that they imagined nothing could disconcert their schemes ; that enterprises of the greatest as well as ..."

4. Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of by Forster, R. P (1818)
"This calmness of the ras seemed to disconcert the acab saat; he lost all method; he warned the ras, that it was owing to his excommunicating ..."

5. The History of the Reign of George III.: To which is Prefixed, A View of the by Robert Bisset (1820)
"... misconceiving his intention, disconcert the execution — the event therefore indecisive—partial conflicts, but the enemy, though much superior in number, ..."

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