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discomfits

verb
present tense third-person singular of discomfit

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1 to prevent from achieving a goal
  • constant interruptions discomfited her in her attempt to finish the speech, and she finally gave up

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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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“Discomfits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/discomfits. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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