Definition of Disconcerted

1. Adjective. Having self-possession upset; thrown into confusion. "Looked at each other dumbly, quite disconcerted"

Exact synonyms: Discombobulated
Similar to: Discomposed



Definition of Disconcerted

1. Verb. (past participle of disconcert) ¹

2. Adjective. Ruffled, upset and embarrassed ¹

3. Adjective. Self-consciously distressed ¹

4. Adjective. Frustrated and disarranged ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disconcerted

1. disconcert [v] - See also: disconcert

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disconcerted

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discomposed
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discomposing
discomposingly
discomposition
discomposure
discomposures
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discompting
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discomycete
discomycetous
disconcert
disconcerted (current term)
disconcertedly
disconcertedness
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disconcertion
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disconfirmation
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disconfirmed expectancy
disconfirming

Literary usage of Disconcerted

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1. A Chaplain's Campaign with Gen. Butler by Henry Norman Hudson (1865)
"Either I was not disconcerted at all, or else I was too much disconcerted to be conscious of it. The interview, I confess, was not perfectly delightful to ..."

2. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1865)
"Half of Lee's Plans disconcerted at Richmond.—Results of the Battle of Gettysburg Negative.—Lee's Retreat Across the Potomac an Inconsequence. ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1888)
"Her peculiarity of speech in the matter of 1 a and e was so marked as to induce a smile, and, as soon as detected it, she was so mudi disconcerted that she ..."

4. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (1855)
"For had our situation been such that we could have formed equal schemes to their prejudice, and disconcerted all their projects, what necessity did we lie ..."

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