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We’re reacting to their public personas — and in the case of Mulaney specifically, many of us are expressing discomfiture that he deviated even slightly from the straitlaced nice guy he purported to represent.

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Recent years have seen an increase in private sector health care, to, inevitably, the relief of some and discomfiture of others.

Hereupon he was caused much embarrassment and discomfiture, for of the three girls, he knew not which one was Irene.

He even felt a certain enjoyment in the discomfiture of the self-constituted posse of searchers for stolen goods.

The stranger regarded Hedges attentively, rather to the discomfiture of that functionary, who thought he was doubted.

The galling part of it was that Aunt Linda knew, and was chuckling, so to speak, over my discomfiture.

"Then I'll catch it," I said, laughing at his discomfiture, for I knew he loathed stirring porridge.


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On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discomfiture, such as: abashment, agitation, beating, chagrin, comedown, and confusion.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.