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disconcert

[ dis-kuhn-surt ]SEE DEFINITION OF disconcert

Synonyms for disconcert

  • agitate
  • baffle
  • bewilder
  • confound
  • demoralize
  • discombobulate
  • discomfit
  • disturb
  • embarrass
  • frustrate
  • perplex
  • perturb
  • puzzle
  • unsettle
  • abash
  • balk
  • bug
  • disarrange
  • discompose
  • discountenance
  • faze
  • fluster
  • hinder
  • nonplus
  • rattle
  • ruffle
  • trouble
  • unbalance
  • undo
  • upset
  • worry
  • foul up
  • get to
  • psych out
  • put off
  • take aback
  • throw off balance
  • upset apple cart
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Antonyms for disconcert

  • aid
  • assist
  • calm
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • comfort
  • encourage
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • help
  • order
  • please
  • quiet
  • soothe
  • support
  • approve
  • permit
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCONCERT

The man's conceit irritated Henry and he longed to disconcert him.

Still this did not disconcert Rose, but rather made her laugh the more.

The sixteen stories under him did not disconcert him at all.

Even the old Mexican shooting-suit seemed in no way to disconcert him.

This exclamation appeared to disconcert Yoga Rama a good deal.

I say disconcerting because it emphatically did disconcert Henry.

Keep your party in when they are in; disconcert the enemy when your friends are out.

His words, for the moment, seemed to disconcert the two men.

He faced me very sharply, as though to disconcert me by the suddenness of his question.

It took a lot to disconcert Sam, and he was the calmest person present.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, from Middle French disconcerter (Modern French déconcerter) "confused," from dis- "do the opposite of" (see dis-) + concerter (see concert). Related: Disconcerted; disconcerting; disconcertingly.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISCONCERT

abash

verbembarrass
  • disconcert
  • rattle

agitate

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