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discomposure

[dis-kuh m-poh-zher] /ˌdɪs kəmˈpoʊ ʒər/
noun
1.
the state of being discomposed; disorder; agitation; perturbation.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; dis-1 + composure
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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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