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English definition of “discomfit”


verb [T]     /dɪˈskʌm.fɪt/ formal
to make someone feel uncomfortable, especially mentallyCausing feelings of anger and displeasure discomfiture     /-tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/ noun [U] She turned away to hide her discomfiture.Anxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
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