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English definition of “disconcert”

disconcert

verb [I or T] uk   /ˌdɪs.kənˈsɜːt/ us    /-ˈsɝːt/
to make someone feel suddenly uncertain and worried: The whole experience had disconcerted him.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
disconcerting
adjective uk   /-ˈsɜː.tɪŋ/ us    /-ˈsɝː.t̬ɪŋ/
There was a disconcerting silence.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
disconcertingly
adverb uk   /-ˈsɜː.tɪŋ.li/ us    /-ˈsɝː.t̬ɪŋ.li/
Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of disconcert from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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