Meaning of “disconcert” in the English Dictionary

"disconcert" in British English

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disconcertverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˌdɪs.kənˈsɜːt/ us /ˌdɪs.kənˈsɝːt/
adjective uk /ˌdɪs.kənˈsɜː.tɪŋ/ us /ˌdɪs.kənˈsɝː.t̬ɪŋ/

There was a disconcerting silence.
adverb uk /ˌdɪs.kənˈsɜː.tɪŋ.li/ us /ˌdɪs.kənˈsɝː.t̬ɪŋ.li/

(Definition of “disconcert” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disconcertverb [ T ]

us /ˌdɪs·kənˈsɜrt/

to make someone feel suddenly uncertain or worried:

He was disconcerted by all the attention he was getting.
adjective us /ˌdɪs·kənˈsɜr·t̬ɪŋ/

So this deliberate lack of interest in noticing us was most disconcerting.

(Definition of “disconcert” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)