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discomfit

dis·com·fit

discomfit

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs kuhm fiht
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: discomfited, discomfiting, discomfits
definition 1: to upset or confuse.
The sudden change of plans discomfited her.
similar words:
fluster, ruffle
definition 2: to thwart or frustrate.
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derivation: discomfiter (n.)
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