Examples of discombobulate in a Sentence
our grandmother seems a bit discombobulated by all of this birthday fuss
Recent Examples of discombobulate from the Web
But the new arrivals in Kampala are discombobulated and often poorly informed.
The video artist Tony Oursler has filled a tent on the museum grounds with floating heads and a smoke machine — a display that Ms. Kazanjian said would discombobulate the senses (through July 9).
A play about a girl, her cat, and (occasionally) the Second World War, Kneehigh’s discombobulating show adapts Michael Morpurgo’s children’s book for the stage.
The view is discombobulating at first, the modern and ritzy clashing with the traditional and sacred, yet that image sums up Japan.
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Origin and Etymology of discombobulate
First Known Use: circa 1916See Words from the same year
Synonymsaddle, baffle, bamboozle, beat, befog, befuddle, bemuse, bewilder, buffalo, confound, confuse, disorient, flummox, fox, fuddle, get, gravel, maze, muddle, muddy, mystify, perplex, pose, puzzle, vex
Related Wordsstick, stump, weird out; abash, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, mortify, nonplus, rattle; agitate, bother, chagrin, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distress, disturb, perturb, stun, unhinge, unsettle, upset; beguile, cozen, deceive, delude, dupe, fool, gull, hoax, hoodwink, humbug, misguide, mislead, snow, string along, take in, trick
Near Antonymsassure, reassure, satisfy; enlighten, inform
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