[ US /ˌdɪskənˈsɝt/ ]
[ UK /dˌɪskənsˈɜːt/ ]
VERB
  1. cause to feel embarrassment
    The constant attention of the young man confused her
  2. cause to lose one's composure
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How To Use disconcert In A Sentence

  • Clara looked momentarily disconcerted but wasn't about to concede defeat after upbraiding Nicholas a moment before.
  • IT'S a little disconcerting to walk into a hotel room and find a quintet of young men all wearing slap which is far more expertly applied than your own.
  • That might have been crass, but the film is peppered with jarring references and disconcerting parallels to current events.
  • looked at each other dumbly, quite disconcerted
  • In that context, I found phrases like these kind of disconcerting and hard to read: the passions of his bewildered heart … a maelstrom of melancholicaly erupted emotion … causing a bit of the guilt to spatter through his brow … that would never permit his repression, never allow for nothing short of predetermined apocalyptic salvation. Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Frank Murdock’s Review Forum
  • Titian with Duccio, for example - making them consecutive leads to disconcerting contiguities before and aft, Crivelli with Campin, Velázquez with Stubbs... Evening Standard - Home
  • But since she'd considered herself relatively fit, she was disconcerted when her muscles began aching after just a short time.
  • The hostile gang was temporarily disconcerted by the manoeuvre, then it dashed from the train in pursuit. Chapter 42
  • It's been a week and he still regards me with that disconcertingly haunted stare.
  • The ambassador was clearly disconcerted by the British reaction.
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