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synonyms for discomfiting

  • demoralize
  • disconcert
  • perplex
  • vex
  • abash
  • annoy
  • baffle
  • balk
  • beat
  • bother
  • checkmate
  • confound
  • discompose
  • discountenance
  • disturb
  • embarrass
  • faze
  • fluster
  • foil
  • irk
  • outwit
  • overcome
  • perturb
  • prevent
  • rattle
  • ruffle
  • thwart
  • trump
  • unsettle
  • upset
  • worry
  • worst
  • take aback
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antonyms for discomfiting

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  • comfort
  • soothe
  • abet
  • aid
  • appease
  • assist
  • calm
  • clear up
  • compose
  • delight
  • encourage
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • help
  • lose
  • make happy
  • order
  • please
  • reassure
  • settle
  • support
  • surrender
  • yield
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How to use discomfiting in a sentence

The silence that followed this non-committal remark was most discomfiting.
BERRY AND CO.DORNFORD YATES
The idea of more was discomfiting, yet it was possible that this was only the first of a travelling company.
A PAIR OF SCHOOLGIRLSANGELA BRAZIL
He attacks the duke's nephew, who was breaking many a lance and sorely discomfiting the Greeks.
FOUR ARTHURIAN ROMANCESCHRETIEN DETROYES
No one being there, the goldsmith went elsewhere in search of his wife, leaving the scholar to a discomfiting solitude.
CAPTAIN RAVENSHAWROBERT NEILSON STEPHENS
Eustace had no difficulty in justifying the customs of Luxeuil, and in discomfiting the violence of his accuser.
THE LIVES OF THE SAINTS, VOLUME III (OF 16): MARCHSABINE BARING-GOULD
Their nearness was a discomfiting thing to Lyster, for it was not easy to carry on a conversation under their watchful eyes.
THAT GIRL MONTANAMARAH ELLIS RYAN
The thing that was discomfiting about Greg was his apparently enduring youthfulness.
EMPIRECLIFFORD DONALD SIMAK
They laid him on a couch prepared for him amidships on the main deck, where the vessel's pitching was least discomfiting.
THE SEA-HAWKRAPHAEL SABATINI
"For the object of discomfiting a third adversary," filled in Korynthia.
THE GREEN BOOKMR JKAI
This was discomfiting even to a man who piqued himself on his resources in conversation.
GIRLHOOD AND WOMANHOODSARAH TYTLER
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCOMFITING

  • abashing
  • abashment
  • addling
  • agitation
  • befuddlement
  • befuddling
  • bemusement
  • bewilderment
  • blurring
  • chagrin
  • cluttering
  • commotion
  • confounding
  • demoralization
  • disarranging
  • discomfiting
  • discomfiture
  • disorientation
  • distraction
  • disturbing
  • dither
  • dumbfounding
  • embarrassing
  • embarrassment
  • flap
  • fluster
  • lather
  • mixup mystification
  • obscuring
  • perplexing
  • perplexity
  • perturbation
  • pother
  • puzzlement
  • stew
  • stirring up
  • tumult
  • turbulence
  • turmoil
  • unsettling
  • upsetting
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