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To make uneasy or perplexed;

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  • Verb (used with object) : to be discomfited by a question. ,The army was discomfited in every battle
  • "My change of topic did not discomfit you, Calde."
  • No doubt, this will add to the discomfit of the mob.
  • Why do the Nazi horrors so fundamentally discomfit us?
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  • The collision caused him "discomfort" (physical pain or distress) but did not "discomfit" (to frustrate or thwart, to foil) his opponent.
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