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Definitions of disconcert

  1. cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. cause to lose one's composure Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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
  4. To confuse the faculties of; to disturb the composure of; to discompose; to abash. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Want of concert; disagreement. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To disturb the composure or self possession of; confuse; frustrate; embarrass. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To deprive of harmony or agreement: to disturb: to frustrate: to defeat. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To disorder; frustrate; derange; confuse. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. To confuse, as by surprise; discompose. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. To disarrange, as a plan; frustrate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Disunion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. To throw into disorder and frustrate; to discompose; to confound the self-possession of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. 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.
  14. dis-kon-s[.e]rt', v.t. to deprive of harmony or agreement: to disturb: to frustrate: to defeat: to put out of countenance.--n. DISCON'CERT, disunion; DISCONCER'TION, confusion; DISCONCERT'MENT. [O. Fr. disconcerter--des = L. dis, apart, and concerter, to concert.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  15. Derange, spoil, upset, (plan, concerted measures); disturb self-possession of, ruffle, fluster. Hence disconcertment n. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
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