Definitions of discomposure

  1. anxious embarrassment Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a temperament that is perturbed and lacking in composure Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Agitation; unrest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Disorder: agitation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. Agitation; disorder. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Discomposedness; agitation; perturbation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for discomposure

  1. On Agellius's entering the room, Aristo was pacing to and fro in some discomposure however, he ran up to his friend, embraced him, and, looking at him with significance, congratulated him on his good looks. – Callista by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  2. And one evening he comes earlier than usual in manifest discomposure and soon it transpires that important orders have reached him. – Foes in Ambush by Charles King