- to disturb the self-possession of; perturb; ruffle: Her angry reply disconcerted me completely.
- to throw into disorder or confusion; disarrange: He changed his mind and disconcerted everybody's plans.
Origin of disconcert
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Related Words for disconcertmentpuzzlement, stupor, discomposure, bewilderment, muddle, befuddlement, fog, stupefaction, daze, perplexity, disconcertment, undoing, humiliation, agitation, conquest, shame, uneasiness, abashment, perturbation, descent
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Historical Examples of disconcertment
He could not but look at her with disconcertment, as she sat breathing bitterness and scorn, and staring leagues away.Little Dorrit
Househunting, under these circumstances, becomes an office of constant surprise and disconcertment to the stranger.Venetian Life
William Dean Howells
They waited, heavy-breathed, while Harrigan began to recover from the disconcertment into which O'Mara's coming had flung him.Then I'll Come Back to You
- to disturb the composure of
- to frustrate or upset