Discomfit

Definition of Discomfit

Dis`com´fit
v. t.1.To scatter in fight; to put to rout; to defeat.
[imp. & p. p. Discomfited; p. pr. & vb. n. Discomfiting.]
And his proud foes discomfit in victorious field.
- Spenser.
2.To break up and frustrate the plans of; to balk to throw into perplexity and dejection; to disconcert.
Well, go with me and be not so discomfited.
- Shak.
a.1.Discomfited; overthrown.
n.1.Rout; overthrow; discomfiture.
Such a discomfit as shall quite despoil him.
- Milton.

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