discombobulated

adjective
dis·​com·​bob·​u·​lat·​ed | \ ˌdis-kəm-ˈbä-b(y)ə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce discombobulated (audio) \

Definition of discombobulated

informal
: characterized by confusion or disorder He was discombobulated, utterly confused as to what had happened.— Michael Hall But you've also probably noticed that oversleeping can make you feel discombobulated— Christopher Bergland Detroit's offensive line was a discombobulated mess of failing health and poor performance last year …— Nate Atkins — see also discombobulate

First Known Use of discombobulated

1863, in the meaning defined above

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“Discombobulated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discombobulated. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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