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dis·con·cert

 (dĭs′kən-sûrt′)
tr.v. dis·con·cert·ed, dis·con·cert·ing, dis·con·certs
1. To cause to lose composure; embarrass or confuse: He was disconcerted by the teacher's angry tone. See Synonyms at embarrass.
2. To frustrate (plans, for example) by throwing into disorder; disarrange.

[Obsolete French disconcerter, from Old French desconcerter : des-, dis- + concerter, to bring into agreement (from Old Italian concertare; see concert).]

dis′con·cert′ing·ly adv.

disconcert

(ˌdɪskənˈsɜːt)
vb (tr)
1. to disturb the composure of
2. to frustrate or upset
ˌdisconˈcertion, ˌdisconˈcertment n

dis•con•cert

(ˌdɪs kənˈsɜrt)

v.t.
1. to disturb the self-possession of; perturb; ruffle.
2. to throw into disorder or confusion; disarrange.
[1680–90; < obsolete French disconcerter. See dis-1, concert]
dis`con•cert′ing•ly, adv.

disconcert


Past participle: disconcerted
Gerund: disconcerting

Imperative
disconcert
disconcert
Present
I disconcert
you disconcert
he/she/it disconcerts
we disconcert
you disconcert
they disconcert
Preterite
I disconcerted
you disconcerted
he/she/it disconcerted
we disconcerted
you disconcerted
they disconcerted
Present Continuous
I am disconcerting
you are disconcerting
he/she/it is disconcerting
we are disconcerting
you are disconcerting
they are disconcerting
Present Perfect
I have disconcerted
you have disconcerted
he/she/it has disconcerted
we have disconcerted
you have disconcerted
they have disconcerted
Past Continuous
I was disconcerting
you were disconcerting
he/she/it was disconcerting
we were disconcerting
you were disconcerting
they were disconcerting
Past Perfect
I had disconcerted
you had disconcerted
he/she/it had disconcerted
we had disconcerted
you had disconcerted
they had disconcerted
Future
I will disconcert
you will disconcert
he/she/it will disconcert
we will disconcert
you will disconcert
they will disconcert
Future Perfect
I will have disconcerted
you will have disconcerted
he/she/it will have disconcerted
we will have disconcerted
you will have disconcerted
they will have disconcerted
Future Continuous
I will be disconcerting
you will be disconcerting
he/she/it will be disconcerting
we will be disconcerting
you will be disconcerting
they will be disconcerting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disconcerting
you have been disconcerting
he/she/it has been disconcerting
we have been disconcerting
you have been disconcerting
they have been disconcerting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disconcerting
you will have been disconcerting
he/she/it will have been disconcerting
we will have been disconcerting
you will have been disconcerting
they will have been disconcerting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disconcerting
you had been disconcerting
he/she/it had been disconcerting
we had been disconcerting
you had been disconcerting
they had been disconcerting
Conditional
I would disconcert
you would disconcert
he/she/it would disconcert
we would disconcert
you would disconcert
they would disconcert
Past Conditional
I would have disconcerted
you would have disconcerted
he/she/it would have disconcerted
we would have disconcerted
you would have disconcerted
they would have disconcerted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disconcert - cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her"
befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, bedevil, fuddle, throw - be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"
fluster - cause to be nervous or upset
bother - make confused or perplexed or puzzled
distract, deflect - draw someone's attention away from something; "The thief distracted the bystanders"; "He deflected his competitors"
abash, embarrass - cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
2.disconcert - cause to lose one's composuredisconcert - cause to lose one's composure  
arouse, elicit, evoke, provoke, enkindle, kindle, fire, raise - call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
faze, unnerve, unsettle, enervate - disturb the composure of
dissolve - cause to lose control emotionally; "The news dissolved her into tears"
bemuse, discombobulate, bewilder, throw - cause to be confused emotionally
abash, embarrass - cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
anguish, pain, hurt - cause emotional anguish or make miserable; "It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school"
afflict - cause great unhappiness for; distress; "she was afflicted by the death of her parents"

disconcert

disconcert

verb
To cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed:
Translations
يُرْبِك، يُقْلِق
rozrušitznepokojit
bringe ud af fatningryste
koma úr jafnvægi
apmulsinātpārsteigt
mahçup etmekşaşırtmak

disconcert

[ˌdɪskənˈsɜːt] VTdesconcertar

disconcert

[ˌdɪskənˈsɜːrt] vt (= unsettle) [+ person] → déconcerter, décontenancer

disconcert

disconcert

[ˌdɪskənˈsɜːt] vtsconcertare

disconcert

(diskənˈsəːt) verb
to embarrass or take aback. He was disconcerted by the amount he had to pay.