to make someone feel confused or embarrassed He was not noticeably discomfited by the request.verbjump to other results
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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NAmE//dɪsˈkʌmfətʃər//noun [uncountable] He was clearly taking delight in her discomfiture.