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confuse, flurry, disconcert, put offverb
cause to feel embarrassment
"The constant attention of the young man confused her"
upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfitverb
cause to lose one's composure
To upset the composure of
To bring into confusion
To frustrate, make go wrong
Etymology: From disconcerter, an alteration of desconcerter, itself from des- 'dis' (from dis-)+ concerter 'to bring into agreement, organize'
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: dis and concert.
You need not provoke their spirits by outrages: a careless gesture, a word, or a look, is enough to disconcert them. Collier.
to break up the harmonious progress of; to throw into disorder or confusion; as, the emperor disconcerted the plans of his enemy
to confuse the faculties of; to disturb the composure of; to discompose; to abash
want of concert; disagreement
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis-kon-sėrt′, v.t. to deprive of harmony or agreement: to disturb: to frustrate: to defeat: to put out of countenance.—n. Discon′cert, disunion; Disconcer′tion, confusion; Disconcert′ment. [O. Fr. disconcerter—des = L. dis, apart, and concerter, to concert.]
The numerical value of disconcert in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of disconcert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- смущавам, разстройвам, обърквамBulgarian
- stören, vereiteln, verwirrenGerman
- cuir tro-chèileScottish Gaelic
- verstoren, verwarren, verijdelen, doorkruisenDutch
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