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dis·con·cert

disconcert

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs kn suhrt
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disconcerts, disconcerting, disconcerted
definition 1: to upset the calm or self-assurance of; ruffle.
The announcement of a change in the manner of judging disconcerted the competitors.
antonyms:
assure
similar words:
fluster, ruffle
definition 2: to thwart by confusing or disarranging.
similar words:
baffle, disorder
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derivation: disconcertingly (adv.)