disconcerted

[dis-kuhn-sur-tid]
adjective
1.
disturbed, as in one's composure or self-possession; perturbed; ruffled: She was disconcerted by the sudden attack on her integrity.
2.
bewildered or confused, as by something unexpected: The class was disconcerted by the instructor's confusion.

undisconcerted, adjective
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disconcert

[dis-kuhn-surt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to disturb the self-possession of; perturb; ruffle: Her angry reply disconcerted me completely.
2.
to throw into disorder or confusion; disarrange: He changed his mind and disconcerted everybody's plans.

Origin:
1680–90; < obsolete French disconcerter. See dis-1, concert

disconcerted, adjective
disconcertion, disconcertment, noun


1. discompose, perplex, bewilder, abash, discomfit. See confuse.


1. calm. 2. arrange.
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disconcert (ˌdɪskənˈsɜːt)
 
vb
1.  to disturb the composure of
2.  to frustrate or upset
 
discon'certion
 
n
 
discon'certment
 
n

disconcerted (ˌdɪskənˈsɜːtɪd)
 
adj
perturbed, embarrassed, or confused
 
disconcertedly
 
adv
 
disconcertedness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

disconcert
1680s, from M.Fr. disconcerter "confused," from dis- "do the opposite of" + concerter (see concert). Related: Disconcerted; disconcerting; disconcertingly.
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Example sentences
When the name was called the defendant was plainly disconcerted.
Possibly, he was disconcerted by his biographer, who seems never to have left
  him alone.
Frank has settled into a melancholy housebound rut and is disconcerted by her
  sudden appearance.
And only the slightest hint of a sort of theatrical menace, the menace that so
  disconcerted his opponents.
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