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English definition of “discomfit”


verb [T] uk   /dɪˈskʌm.fɪt/ formal us  
to make someone feel uncomfortable, especially mentallyCausing feelings of anger and displeasure
noun [U] uk   /-tʃər/ us    /-tʃɚ/
She turned away to hide her discomfiture.Anxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
(Definition of discomfit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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