disconcerted

[ dis-kuhn-sur-tid ]
/ ˌdɪs kənˈsɜr tɪd /

adjective

disturbed, as in one's composure or self-possession; perturbed; ruffled:She was disconcerted by the sudden attack on her integrity.
bewildered or confused, as by something unexpected: The class was disconcerted by the instructor's confusion.

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OTHER WORDS FROM disconcerted

un·dis·con·cert·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for disconcerted

disconcerted
/ (ˌdɪskənˈsɜːtɪd) /

adjective

perturbed, embarrassed, or confused

Derived forms of disconcerted

disconcertedly, adverbdisconcertedness, noun
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