verb (used with object)
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Origin of discomfit
OTHER WORDS FROM discomfitdis·com·fit·er, nounun·dis·com·fit·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH discomfitdiscomfit , discomfort
Example sentences from the Web for discomfit
For my own sanity—as morally discomfiting as it is—I'm planning to play along.Why We Should Pretend the ‘Game of Thrones’ Rape Scene Never Happened|Andrew Romano|May 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While comparisons are obvious, Ryan's use of the discomfiting capital-T "they" got me thinking: who exactly were "they"?
Most of the time, subtle cues—a flag, for instance—have a powerful, discomfiting pull on our behavior.Your Brain Is Not as Rational as You May Think It Is|Jesse Singal|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The GOP debates have already been entertaining, unpredictable, and discomfiting for the candidates.
The silence that followed this non-committal remark was most discomfiting.Berry And Co.|Dornford Yates
The idea of more was discomfiting, yet it was possible that this was only the first of a travelling company.A Pair of Schoolgirls|Angela Brazil
He attacks the duke's nephew, who was breaking many a lance and sorely discomfiting the Greeks.Four Arthurian Romances|Chretien DeTroyes
No one being there, the goldsmith went elsewhere in search of his wife, leaving the scholar to a discomfiting solitude.Captain Ravenshaw|Robert Neilson Stephens
Eustace had no difficulty in justifying the customs of Luxeuil, and in discomfiting the violence of his accuser.The Lives of the Saints, Volume III (of 16): March|Sabine Baring-Gould