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Definitions for discomfit
dɪsˈkʌm fɪtdis·com·fit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfitverb

    cause to lose one's composure

Wiktionary

  1. discomfitverb

    To defeat completely; to rout.

    Etymology: From desconfit, past participle of desconfire, from des-, from dis- + confire, from Latin conficio, from com- + facio.

  2. discomfitverb

    To defeat the plans or hopes of; to frustrate.

    Etymology: From desconfit, past participle of desconfire, from des-, from dis- + confire, from Latin conficio, from com- + facio.

  3. discomfitverb

    To embarrass greatly; to confuse; to perplex; to disconcert.

    Etymology: From desconfit, past participle of desconfire, from des-, from dis- + confire, from Latin conficio, from com- + facio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discomfitverb

    to scatter in fight; to put to rout; to defeat

  2. Discomfitverb

    to break up and frustrate the plans of; to balk/ to throw into perplexity and dejection; to disconcert

  3. Discomfitadjective

    discomfited; overthrown

  4. Discomfitnoun

    rout; overthrow; discomfiture

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Discomfit

    dis-kum′fit, v.t. to disconcert, to balk: to defeat or rout;—pr.p. discom′fiting; pa.p. discom′fited.—n. (Milt.) defeat.—n. Discom′fiture. [O. Fr. desconfit, pa.p. of desconfire—L. dis, neg., conficĕre, to prepare—con, inten., facĕre, to make.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. discomfit

    Defeat, rout, overthrow.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discomfit in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discomfit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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