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dis·con·cert / ˌdiskənˈsərt/ • v. [tr.] disturb the composure of; unsettle: the abrupt change of subject disconcerted her | [as adj.] (disconcerted) she was amused to see a disconcerted expression on his face. DERIVATIVES: dis·con·cert·ed·ly adv. dis·con·cer·tion / -ˈsərshən/ n. dis·con·cert·ment n. ( rare ).

disconcert

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disconcert XVII. — F. †desconcerter (mod. dé-), f. des- DIS- 2 + concerter CONCERT 2.

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