Definition of Discomfiting

1. Verb. (present participle of discomfit) ¹



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Definition of Discomfiting

1. discomfit [v] - See also: discomfit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discomfiting

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

Literary usage of Discomfiting

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1. The History of the Reign of George III.: To which is Prefixed, A View of the by Robert Bisset (1820)
"Grand scheme for totally discomfiting the enemy — bold, masterly, and complete disposition—sally of November 27'th—entirely destroys the enemy's ..."

2. The Picture Collector's Manual: Adapted to the Professional Man, and the by James R. Hobbes (1849)
"... the Annunciation, the Virgin and Infant Saviour, with several saints, but his principal work is St. Michael discomfiting the Rebel Angels : died 1488. ..."

3. The interpositions of divine providence, selected exclusively from the holy by Joseph Fincher (1829)
"IN discomfiting THE PHILISTINES BY THUNDER, AT EBENEZER, IN ANSWER TO THE PRAYER OF SAMUEL. 1 SAM. vii. 10. And as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering ..."

4. The Bruce: Or, The Book of the Most Excellent and Noble Prince, Robert de by John Barbour, John Lydgate (1894)
"... discomfiting, ... 225 Richt blith of that present wes he ; 205. wittering] witting H. 206. discomfiting] ..."

5. Painters, Sculptors, Architects, Engravers, and Their Works by Clara Erskine Clement Waters (1881)
"S. Michael discomfiting the Evil Spirit. The Rape of Helen. Venus quitting Juno and Ceres. The Triumph of Galatea. The Assembly of the Gods. ..."

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