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discomfiting

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

causing embarrassment
  • the discomfiting scrutiny of an audience of music critics

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discomfiting

verb
present participle of discomfit

Synonyms & Antonyms of discomfiting (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Discomfiting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/discomfiting. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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