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Definition 1: cause to lose one's composure - [verb of emotion]

Synonyms for discomfit in the sense of this definition

(discomfit is a kind of ...) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

"arouse pity" "raise a smile" "evoke sympathy"

(... is a kind of discomfit ) disturb the composure of

(... is a kind of discomfit ) cause to lose control emotionally

"The news dissolved her into tears"

(... is a kind of discomfit ) make (someone) self-conscious and as a result unable to act naturally

"his father's cold and distant demeanor inhibited him emotionally"

(... is a kind of discomfit ) cause to be confused emotionally

(... is a kind of discomfit ) cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious

(... is a kind of discomfit ) cause emotional anguish or make miserable

"It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"

(... is a kind of discomfit ) cause great unhappiness for; distress

"she was afflicted by the death of her parents"

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