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Definition of discomfit verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

discomfit

 verb
verb
NAmE//dɪsˈkʌmfət//
 
[often passive] discomfit somebody (literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they discomfit
 
he / she / it discomfits
 
past simple discomfited
 
-ing form discomfiting
 
 
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to make someone feel confused or embarrassed He was not noticeably discomfited by the request.
discomfiture
 
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NAmE//dɪsˈkʌmfətʃər//
 
noun [uncountable] He was clearly taking delight in her discomfiture.
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