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Definitions of disconcert

  1. To break up the harmonious progress of; to throw into disorder or confusion; as, the emperor disconcerted the plans of his enemy. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To confuse the faculties of; to disturb the composure of; to discompose; to abash. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To deprive of harmony or agreement: to disturb: to frustrate: to defeat. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To disorder; frustrate; derange; confuse. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To confuse, as by surprise; discompose. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To disarrange, as a plan; frustrate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. cause to lose one's composure Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. To defeat; to frustrate; to defeat or interrupt any order, plan, or scheme; to discompose or unsettle the mind; to confuse. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Want of concert; disagreement. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for disconcert

  1. A comparison between the indulgence lavished upon Bulgaria and the severity displayed toward Rumania is calculated to disconcert the stanchest friends of the Supreme Council. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  2. The implied question seemed to disconcert her. – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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