disconcertion


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Related to disconcertion: overwhelmed, scrutinised
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Noun1.disconcertion - 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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She paused, in evident disconcertion and perplexity, mingled with anger she dared not show.
The flood of the Litani River, which overflowed for the third time in a row in a month, caused confusion, disconcertion and bafflement in the Syrian refugee camps along the Beqaa Valley, particularly Deir Zanoun, Marj and Bar Elias.
A parallel between them lies in their affiliation with the English Dialect Society, where their work was undervalued or met with disconcertion. Burton and Ruthven observe as much of Barnes ("General Introduction," p.
Hill had the disconcertion of the sober guy in a pub being accused by a drunk of spilling his pint.