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Disconcert definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISCONCERT, v.t. [dis and concert.]
1. To break or interrupt any order, plan or harmonious scheme; to defeat; to frustrate. The emperor disconcerted the plans of his enemy. Their schemes were disconcerted.
2. To unsettle the mind; to discompose; to disturb; to confuse. An unexpected question may disconcert the ablest advocate in his argument.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her" [syn: confuse, flurry, disconcert, put off]
2: cause to lose one's composure [syn: upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Etymology: obsolete French disconcerter, alteration of Middle French desconcerter, from des- dis- + concerter to concert Date: 1687 1. to throw into confusion 2. to disturb the composure of Synonyms: see embarrass disconcerting adjective disconcertingly adverb disconcertment noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. 1 disturb the composure of; agitate; fluster (disconcerted by his expression). 2 spoil or upset (plans etc.). Derivatives: disconcertedly adv. disconcerting adj. disconcertingly adv. disconcertion n. disconcertment n. Etymology: obs. F desconcerter (as DIS-, CONCERT)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Disconcert Dis`con*cert", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disconcerted; p. pr. & vb. n. Disconcerting.] [Pref. dis- + concert: cf. OF. desconcerter, F. d['e]concerter.] 1. To break up the harmonious progress of; to throw into disorder or confusion; as, the emperor disconcerted the plans of his enemy. 2. To confuse the faculties of; to disturb the composure of; to discompose; to abash. The embrace disconcerted the daughter-in-law somewhat, as the caresses of old gentlemen unshorn and perfumed with tobacco might well do. --Thackeray. Syn: To discompose; derange; ruffle; confuse; disturb; defeat; frustrate.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Disconcert Dis`con*cert", n. Want of concert; disagreement. --Sir W. Temple.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(disconcerts, disconcerting, disconcerted) If something disconcerts you, it makes you feel anxious, confused, or embarrassed. Antony's wry smile disconcerted Sutcliffe... VERB: V n disconcerted He was disconcerted to find his fellow diners already seated. ADJ: usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ to-inf

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. 1. Frustrate, defeat, balk, baffle, upset, thwart, contravene, interrupt, undo. 2. Discompose, confuse, perplex, bewilder, embarrass, disturb, abash, put out, unbalance, throw off one's balance.

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