discompose

[dis-kuhm-pohz]
verb (used with object), discomposed, discomposing.
1.
to upset the order of; disarrange; disorder; unsettle: The breeze discomposed the bouquet.
2.
to disturb the composure of; agitate; perturb: The bad news discomposed us.

Origin:
1475–85; dis-1 + compose

discomposedly, adverb
discomposingly, adverb
undiscomposed, adjective


2. discomfit, disconcert.
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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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Example sentences
Now my heart experiences those contradictory and complicated emotions, which agitate and discompose my existence.
Those storms may discompose in proportion as they are strong, or the mind is pliant to their impression.
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