discomfit definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • In order to make uneasy or perplexed; disconcert. See Synonyms at embarrass.
    • To thwart the plans of; frustrate.
    • Archaic To beat in struggle; vanquish.
    • To scatter in battle; to place to rout; to defeat.
    • to-break up and frustrate the plans of; to balk� to put into perplexity and dejection; to disconcert.
    • to help make uneasy or perplexed; disconcert. See Synonyms at embarrass.
    • To thwart the plans of; frustrate.
    • Archaic To beat in fight; vanquish.
    • To scatter in fight; to put to rout; to beat.
    • to-break up-and irritate the programs of; to balk� to throw into perplexity and dejection; to disconcert.
  • noun:
    • Discomfiture.
    • Rout; overthrow; discomfiture.
    • Rout; defeat; discomfiture.
    • Discomfiture.
    • Rout; overthrow; discomfiture.
    • Rout; defeat; discomfiture.
  • verb:
    • To defeat totally; to rout.
    • To conquer the programs or hopes of; to frustrate.
    • To embarrass considerably; to confuse; to perplex; to disconcert.
    • cause to reduce a person's composure
    • To defeat entirely; to rout.
    • To beat the programs or hopes of; to irritate.
    • To embarrass considerably; to confuse; to perplex; to disconcert.
    • cause to get rid of an individual's composure
  • adjective:
    • Discomfited; overthrown.
    • Discomfited; overthrown.
  • others:
    • To foil or thwart in struggle; overcome completely in-fighting; defeat; rout.
    • To disconcert; foil; frustrate the programs of; place into perplexity and dejection.
    • Synonyms Overpower, Rout, etc. See defeat.
    • To foil or thwart in struggle; overcome totally in-fighting; defeat; rout.
    • To disconcert; foil; frustrate the plans of; throw into perplexity and dejection.
    • Synonyms Overpower, Rout, etc. See beat.

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