discomposure

  • 1 Discomposure — Dis com*po sure (?; 135), n. 1. The state of being discomposed; disturbance; disorder; agitation; perturbation. [1913 Webster] No discomposure stirred her features. Akenside. [1913 Webster] 2. Discordance; disagreement of parts. [Obs.] Boyle.… …

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  • 2 discomposure — index disorder (lack of order), distress (anguish), disturbance, embarrassment, pandemonium, panic …

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  • 3 discomposure — noun The state of being discomposed. And now it was that I began to keep a journal of every days employment; for, indeed, at first I was in too much hurry, and not only hurry as to labour, but in too much discomposure of mind; and my journal… …

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  • 4 discomposure — noun she laughed to cover her discomposure Syn: agitation, discomfiture, discomfort, uneasiness, unease, confusion, disorientation, perturbation, distress, nervousness; anxiety, worry, consternation, disquiet, disquietude; embarrassment,… …

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  • 5 discomposure — discompose ► VERB ▪ disturb or agitate. DERIVATIVES discomposure noun …

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  • 6 discomposure — noun see discompose …

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  • 7 discomposure — /dis keuhm poh zheuhr/, n. the state of being discomposed; disorder; agitation; perturbation. [1635 45; DIS 1 + COMPOSURE] * * * …

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  • 8 discomposure — Synonyms and related words: abashment, agitation, angst, anguish, anxiety, baffle, bafflement, befuddlement, bewilderment, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, boredom, bother, botheration, brouhaha, bustle, chagrin, chaos, cheerlessness, churn,… …

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  • 9 discomposure — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. disturbance, agitation, perturbation, discomfiture; see confusion 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Self conscious distress: abashment, chagrin, confusion, discomfiture, embarrassment. See PAIN …

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  • 10 discomposure — dis·com po·sure || ‚dɪskÉ™m pəʊʒə(r) n. confusion, agitation; lack of order …

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  • 11 discomposure — n. 1. Derangement, confusion. 2. Agitation, disquiet, uneasiness, excitement, vexation, worry, perturbation, annoyance …

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  • 12 discomposure — n 1. disorder, disarray, confusion, dishevelment, disorganization, derangement; chaos, jumble, tangle, mess, Inf. muss; dislocation, misplacement. 2. agitation, flurry, fluster, disorientation; chagrin, perturbation, irritation, vexation; anxiety …

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  • 13 discomposure — dis·composure …

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  • 14 discomposure — /dɪskəmˈpoʊʒə/ (say diskuhm pohzhuh) noun the state of being discomposed; disorder; agitation; perturbation …

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  • 15 discomposure — noun 1. anxious embarrassment • Syn: ↑discomfiture, ↑disconcertion, ↑disconcertment • Derivationally related forms: ↑disconcert (for: ↑disconcertment), ↑disconcert …

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  • 16 embarrassment — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The condition of being embarrassed] Syn. confusion, chagrin, mortification, discomfiture, shame, humiliation, abashment, discomposure, discomfort, disconcertment, disconcertion, bashfulness, self consciousness, shyness,… …

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  • 17 David J. Sosnowski — Primarily an orchestral composer, Sosnowski s works are characterized by strongly delineated stylistic treatments with innovative use of orchestration and color, and an emphasis on texture and clarity of expression. A key element of style is the… …

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  • 18 chagrin — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. mortification, vexation. See dejection, disappointment. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. mortification, humiliation, dismay, vexation; see embarrassment 1 , shame 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY …

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  • 19 perturbation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. disturbance; disquiet, uneasiness, discomposure, apprehension, worry; trepidation, restlessness. See agitation, excitement, fear. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. distress, disturbance, anxiety; see confusion… …

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  • 20 confusion — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of confusing] Syn. obscuring, blurring, mixing up, upsetting, disturbing, embarrassing, discomfiting, abashing, agitating, addling, fuddling, miscalculation, miscalcuLating, befuddling, tangling, mixing, cluttering,… …

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