disconcerted

[ dis-kuh n-sur-tid ]SEE DEFINITION OF disconcerted
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The young man was so disconcerted that he could find nothing to say.

It was the woman in her features, I dare say, which disconcerted me.

He turned round, not at all disconcerted by the interruption.

"I tell you I must have time," repeated Beaufort, disconcerted.

The baron was amazed, and the bridemaidens were disconcerted.

They received the new-comer with a hilariousness that disconcerted him.

Disconcerted, Aduan sat up and begged the boy to advise him.

The newcomer leaned back in his chair with a disconcerted look.

Disconcerted by the attack of tear-gas, the green men broke and fled.

Helen disconcerted him by turning the conversation to his wife.

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.

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