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Pronunciation:  `diskum'powzhur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a temperament that is perturbed and lacking in composure
  2. [n]  anxious embarrassment

DISCOMPOSURE is a 12 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: discomfiture, disconcertion, disconcertment
 Antonyms: calm, calmness, composure, equanimity
 See Also: anxiety, disposition, disquiet, embarrassment, fluster, perturbation, temperament, unease, uneasiness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dis`com*po"sure\ (?; 135), n.
1. The state of being discomposed; disturbance; disorder;
   agitation; perturbation.

         No discomposure stirred her features. --Akenside.

2. Discordance; disagreement of parts. [Obs.] --Boyle.

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