discomposure

[dis-kuhm-poh-zher]
noun
the state of being discomposed; disorder; agitation; perturbation.

Origin:
1635–45; dis-1 + composure

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discompose (ˌdɪskəmˈpəʊz)
 
vb
1.  to disturb the composure of; disconcert
2.  rare to disarrange
 
discom'posedly
 
adv
 
discom'posingly
 
adv
 
discom'posure
 
n

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Once an opening is found, however small, every effort is concentrated on enlarging it and increasing the subject's discomposure.
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