[ dis-kuhm-bob-yuh-ley-tid ]
/ ˌdɪs kəmˈbɒb yəˌleɪ tɪd /
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Informal. confused, disconcerted, or upset:Everything about my morning was discombobulated and strange.The quarterback was under constant pressure—he was sacked three times—and looked discombobulated as a result.
the simple past tense and past participle of discombobulate.
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Origin of discombobulated
Words nearby discombobulated
discology, discolor, discoloration, discolour, discombobulate, discombobulated, discomfit, discomfiture, discomfort, discomfortable, discommend
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How to use discombobulated in a sentence
At age 33, Didion was astonishingly clear-eyed about the discombobulated culture going on around her.Book Bag: Kurt Andersen’s Favorite ’60s Books|Kurt Andersen|July 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You can hardly blame American foreign-policy conservatives for feeling a little discombobulated.
You can hardly blame American foreign policy-conservatives for feeling a little discombobulated.
And it reminds us how he feels: discombobulated, out of sorts, distorted.Kanye's Heartbreak|Touré|December 2, 2008|DAILY BEAST