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There was no disconcertion exhibited by the one thus challenged.

He showed no disconcertion whatever when so suddenly attacked.

Remembering the trace of disconcertion he had shown, she very much wished to know where Brooke had really been.

Fortune, as she silently followed, experienced a sense of disconcertion rather than of elation.

He did not quite like being called a baby, and frowned; but was at once touched by the disconcertion in her powdered face.

She understood perfectly the hesitancy, but laughed without a trace of disconcertion.

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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