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April 11, 2024

Word of the Day: Discomfit

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Word of the Day
: April 11, 2024

\diss-KUM-fit\ verb

What It Means

To discomfit someone is to make them confused or upset. Discomfit is a formal synonym of the also formal (but slightly less so) disconcert.

// Jacob was discomfited by the new employee’s forward, probing questions.

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