- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌdɪskənˈsɜːt/
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- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌdɪskənˈsɝt/
- (transitive) To upset the composure of.
- 1847 January – 1848 July, William Makepeace Thackeray, chapter 4, in Vanity Fair. A Novel without a Hero, London: Bradbury and Evans, […], published 1848, OCLC 3174108:
- The embrace disconcerted the daughter-in-law somewhat, as the caresses of old gentlemen unshorn and perfumed with tobacco might well do.
- (transitive) To bring into confusion.
- (transitive) To frustrate, discomfit.
- The emperor disconcerted the plans of his enemy.
upset the composure
bring into confusion
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- A state of disunion.