Disconcert

Definition of Disconcert

Dis`con`cert´
v. t.1.To break up the harmonious progress of; to throw into disorder or confusion; as, the emperor disconcerted the plans of his enemy.
[imp. & p. p. Disconcerted; p. pr. & vb. n. Disconcerting.]
2.To confuse the faculties of; to disturb the composure of; to discompose; to abash.
The embrace disconcerted the daughter-in-law somewhat, as the caresses of old gentlemen unshorn and perfumed with tobacco might well do.
- Thackeray.
n.1.Want of concert; disagreement.

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