discombobulation

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dis·com·bob·u·late

 (dĭs′kəm-bŏb′yə-lāt′)
tr.v. dis·com·bob·u·lat·ed, dis·com·bob·u·lat·ing, dis·com·bob·u·lates
To throw into a state of confusion. See Synonyms at befuddle.

[Perhaps alteration of discompose.]

dis′com·bob′u·la′tion n.
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Noun1.discombobulation - a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused
embarrassment - the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public

discombobulation

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