un flustered

fluster

[fluhs-ter]
verb (used with object)
1.
to put into a state of agitated confusion: His constant criticism flustered me.
2.
to excite and confuse with drink.
verb (used without object)
3.
to become agitatedly confused.
noun
4.
nervous excitement or confusion.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English flostren; cf. bluster, Old Norse flaustra to hurry

unflustered, adjective


1. upset, bewilder, disconcert, disturb. 4. turmoil, agitation, upset, bewilderment, distraction.
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fluster (ˈflʌstə)
 
vb
1.  to make or become confused, nervous, or upset
 
n
2.  a state of confusion or agitation
 
[C15: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Icelandic flaustr to hurry, flaustra to bustle]

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fluster
early 15c. (implied in flostyrynge), from a Scandinavian source (cf. Icel. flaustr "bustle," flaustra "to bustle"). Originally "to excite," especially with drink; sense of "to flurry, confuse" is from 1724. Related: Flustered; flustering.
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