Definition of Disconcertion

1. Noun. Anxious embarrassment.




Definition of Disconcertion

1. n. The act of disconcerting, or state of being disconcerted; discomposure; perturbation.

Definition of Disconcertion

1. Noun. Anxious embarrassment ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disconcertion

discomposition
discomposure
discomposures
discompt
discompted
discompting
discompts
discomycete
discomycetous
disconcert
disconcerted
disconcertedly
disconcertedness
disconcerting
disconcertingly
disconcertion (current term)
disconcertment
disconcertments
disconcerts
disconfirm
disconfirmation
disconfirmations
disconfirmed
disconfirmed expectancy
disconfirming
disconfirms
disconformable
disconformities
disconformity
discongruities

Literary usage of Disconcertion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"demoralization, disconcertion; spec, abashment, confusion, embarrassment, discomfiture. Antonyms: see ASSURANCE. disconnect, vt detach, separate, disunite, ..."

2. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States, Being by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison (1901)
"And if they could be prevailed upon or compelled to do it, the increased expense of a frequent rotation of service, and the loss of labor and disconcertion ..."

3. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States, Being by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Henry Cabot Lodge (1888)
"And if they could be prevailed upon or compelled to do it, the increased expense of a frequent rotation of service, and the loss of labor and disconcertion ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"But the behaviorist need suffer no fundamental disconcertion if the impulse sometimes does not reach so far. His explanation can still retain its ..."

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