• (RP) IPA: /ˌdɪskənˈsɜːt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌdɪskənˈsɝt/

disconcert (disconcerts, present participle disconcerting; past and past participle disconcerted)

  1. (transitive) To upset the composure of.
    • The embrace disconcerted the daughter-in-law somewhat, as the caresses of old gentlemen unshorn and perfumed with tobacco might well do.
  2. (transitive) To bring into confusion.
  3. (transitive) To frustrate, make go wrong.
    The emperor disconcerted the plans of his enemy.
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  1. A state of disunion.

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