disconcertment


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Noun1.disconcertment - anxious embarrassment
embarrassment - the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
anxiety - a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
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He could not but look at her with disconcertment, as she sat breathing bitterness and scorn, and staring leagues away.
She said that her party did not want any political conflict and disconcertment in the province.
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That, to his disconcertment, led to a prolonged standing ovation fo r her during his address.
Bemusement became disconcertment in some circles when Fox-Genovese, herself a product of single sex education, served as an expert witness on behalf of the Virginia Military Institute's efforts to remain all male.