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5 definitions found
 for discomfit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discomfit \Dis*com"fit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discomfited; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Discomfiting.] [OF. desconfit, p. p. of
     desconfire, F. d['e]confire; fr. L. dis- + conficere to make
     ready, prepare, bring about. See Comfit, Fact.]
     1. To scatter in fight; to put to rout; to defeat.
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              And his proud foes discomfit in victorious field.
                                                    --Spenser.
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     2. To break up and frustrate the plans of; to balk? to throw
        into perplexity and dejection; to disconcert.
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              Well, go with me and be not so discomfited. --Shak.
  
     Syn: To defeat; overthrow; overpower; vanquish; conquer;
          baffle; frustrate; confound; discourage.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discomfit \Dis*com"fit\, a.
     Discomfited; overthrown. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discomfit \Dis*com"fit\, n.
     Rout; overthrow; discomfiture.
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           Such a discomfit as shall quite despoil him. --Milton.
     [1913 Webster] discomfited

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  discomfit
      v 1: cause to lose one's composure [syn: upset, discompose,
           untune, disconcert, discomfit]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  103 Moby Thesaurus words for "discomfit":
     abash, addle, addle the wits, annoy, appall, astound, baffle, balk,
     ball up, becloud, bedazzle, befuddle, bewilder, blast, bother,
     brave, bug, cast down, chagrin, challenge, check, checkmate,
     circumvent, cloud, confound, confront, confuse, contravene,
     counter, counteract, countermand, counterwork, cross, dash, daze,
     dazzle, defeat, defy, destroy, discombobulate, discompose,
     disconcert, discountenance, dish, dismay, disorganize, disorient,
     disrupt, disturb, elude, embarrass, entangle, faze, flummox,
     flurry, fluster, flutter, fog, foil, frustrate, fuddle, fuss, irk,
     knock the chocks, maze, mist, mix up, moider, mortify, muddle,
     nonplus, outdo, outwit, overcome, panic, perplex, perturb, pother,
     put out, put to flight, put to rout, raise hell, rattle, rout,
     ruffle, ruin, sabotage, scatter, scotch, spike, spoil, stampede,
     stonewall, stump, take aback, throw into confusion, thwart, trump,
     unnerve, unsettle, upset, vex, worry
  
  

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