AskDefine | Define discomfiture

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discomfiture n : anxious embarrassment [syn: discomposure, disconcertion, disconcertment]

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abashment, agitation, bafflement, balk, balking, beating, befuddlement, betrayed hope, bewilderment, blasted expectation, blighted hope, blow, bother, botheration, buffet, chagrin, chaos, check, checkmate, cloud, comedown, commotion, confounding, confusion, cruel disappointment, dash, dashed hope, daze, debacle, defeasance, defeat, derangement, descent, disappointment, disarrangement, disarray, disarticulation, discombobulation, discomposure, disconcertedness, disconcertion, disconcertment, discountenance, disharmony, dishevelment, disillusionment, disintegration, disjunction, disorder, disorderliness, disorganization, disorientation, disproportion, disquiet, disruption, dissatisfaction, distress, disturbance, down, drubbing, embarrassment, entropy, failure, fallen countenance, fiasco, fizzle, flummox, flurry, fluster, flutter, fog, foil, foiling, forlorn hope, frenzy, frustration, fuddle, fuddlement, haphazardness, haze, hope deferred, incoherence, indiscriminateness, inharmonious harmony, irregularity, jumble, letdown, licking, maze, mess, mirage, mist, mortification, most admired disorder, muddle, muddlement, nonsymmetry, nonuniformity, overthrow, perplexity, perturbation, pother, prickles, promiscuity, promiscuousness, pucker, randomness, rebuff, repulse, reversal, reverse, rout, ruffle, setback, shellacking, shuffle, sore disappointment, stew, sweat, swivet, tantalization, tease, thwarting, tizzy, turbulence, unease, uneasiness, unsettlement, unsymmetry, ununiformity, upset, vanquishment
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