Simple Definition of disconcert
: to make (someone) upset or embarrassed
Examples of disconcert in a sentence
News of his criminal past has disconcerted even his admirers.
<we were disconcerted by the unexpected changes to the program>
Origin and Etymology of disconcert
obsolete French disconcerter, alteration of Middle French desconcerter, from des- dis- + concerter to concert
First Known Use: 1687
Synonym Discussion of disconcert
Rhymes with disconcert
ambivert, bladderwort, bloody shirt, body shirt, butterwort, controvert, extrovert, feverwort, hobble skirt, in concert, inexpert, introvert, liverwort, malapert, miniskirt, mitrewort, moneywort, overshirt, overskirt, pennywort, polo shirt, red alert, Saint-John's-wort, spiderwort, tail covert, thoroughwort, undershirt, underskirt, wing covert
DISCONCERT Defined for Kids
Definition of disconcert for Students
: to make confused and a little upset <The change in plans disconcerted him.>
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