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discompose

[ dis-kuhm-pohz ]
/ 藢d瑟s k蓹m藞po蕣z /
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verb (used with object), dis路com路posed, dis路com路pos路ing.
to upset the order of; disarrange; disorder; unsettle: The breeze discomposed the bouquet.
to disturb the composure of; agitate; perturb: The bad news discomposed us.
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Origin of discompose

First recorded in 1475鈥85; dis-1 + compose

OTHER WORDS FROM discompose

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British Dictionary definitions for discompose

discompose
/ (藢d瑟sk蓹m藞p蓹蕣z) /

verb (tr)
to disturb the composure of; disconcert
rare to disarrange

Derived forms of discompose

discomposedly, adverbdiscomposingly, adverbdiscomposure, noun
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