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

Synonyms for disconcert in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

"The news dissolved her into tears"

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

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

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

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

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

"she was afflicted by the death of her parents"

Definition 2: cause to feel embarrassment - [verb of emotion]

Samples where disconcert or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The constant attention of the young man confused her

Synonyms for disconcert in the sense of this definition

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

(... is a kind of disconcert ) cause to be nervous or upset

(... is a kind of disconcert ) make confused or perplexed or puzzled

(... is a kind of disconcert ) draw someone's attention away from something

"The thief distracted the bystanders" "He deflected his competitors"

(disconcert has a similar meaning as ...) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

"These questions confuse even the experts" "This question completely threw me" "This question befuddled even the teacher"

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