discomfit


discomfit

verb

Definition of DISCOMFIT

1
to prevent from achieving a goal <constant interruptions discomfited her in her attempt to finish the speech, and she finally gave up>
Near Antonyms abet, aid, assist; ease, facilitate, smooth
2
to throw into a state of self-conscious distress <he was discomfited by the awkward situation of having his ex-girlfriend meet his current one>

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