Definition of disconcert in English:

disconcert

Syllabification: dis·con·cert
Pronunciation: /ˌdiskənˈsərt
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

disconcertedly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Gavin and the others have to crouch pretty low to make it through the main doors, and Gavin is disconcertedly reminded of his similar entrance into another hall nearly 6 months ago.
  • One is left here to puzzle disconcertedly throughout this entire section over the simple but unanswered question, what is ‘it’?
  • Samantha blinks disconcertedly at the sound of Amanda's amused voice.

disconcertion

Pronunciation: /-ˈsərSHən/
noun
More example sentences
  • Sammi wrinkles her forehead in disconcertion.
  • Brian approached, and to Aaron's disconcertion, his servant's face was gray with the pallor of death.
  • The night around her was still, and might have seemed peaceful, but for her vague feelings of disconcertion.

Origin

late 17th century (in the sense 'upset the progress of'): from obsolete French desconcerter, from des- (expressing reversal) + concerter 'bring together'.

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