,dis·com'po·sure || ‚dɪskəm'pəʊʒə(r) n. confusion, agitation; lack of order

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  • Discomposure — Dis com*po sure (?; 135), n. 1. The state of being discomposed; disturbance; disorder; agitation; perturbation. [1913 Webster] No discomposure stirred her features. Akenside. [1913 Webster] 2. Discordance; disagreement of parts. [Obs.] Boyle.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discomposure — index disorder (lack of order), distress (anguish), disturbance, embarrassment, pandemonium, panic …   Law dictionary

  • discomposure — noun The state of being discomposed. And now it was that I began to keep a journal of every days employment; for, indeed, at first I was in too much hurry, and not only hurry as to labour, but in too much discomposure of mind; and my journal… …   Wiktionary

  • discomposure — noun she laughed to cover her discomposure Syn: agitation, discomfiture, discomfort, uneasiness, unease, confusion, disorientation, perturbation, distress, nervousness; anxiety, worry, consternation, disquiet, disquietude; embarrassment,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • discomposure — discompose ► VERB ▪ disturb or agitate. DERIVATIVES discomposure noun …   English terms dictionary

  • discomposure — noun see discompose …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • discomposure — /dis keuhm poh zheuhr/, n. the state of being discomposed; disorder; agitation; perturbation. [1635 45; DIS 1 + COMPOSURE] * * * …   Universalium

  • discomposure — Synonyms and related words: abashment, agitation, angst, anguish, anxiety, baffle, bafflement, befuddlement, bewilderment, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, boredom, bother, botheration, brouhaha, bustle, chagrin, chaos, cheerlessness, churn,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • discomposure — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. disturbance, agitation, perturbation, discomfiture; see confusion 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Self conscious distress: abashment, chagrin, confusion, discomfiture, embarrassment. See PAIN …   English dictionary for students

  • discomposure — n. 1. Derangement, confusion. 2. Agitation, disquiet, uneasiness, excitement, vexation, worry, perturbation, annoyance …   New dictionary of synonyms

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