Definition of discombobulation in US English:



  • See discombobulate

    • ‘It's the kind of pleasant discombobulation you get from a midway hall of mirrors.’
    • ‘For the music fan of a certain age, flicking through gig guides has recently become a source of profound discombobulation.’
    • ‘The same discombobulation afflicted the finale of the fourth symphony, but to a lesser degree.’
    • ‘It's a slightly more melodic piece than what was on Wednesday's program, but the effect of discombobulation was basically the same.’
    • ‘But the 39-year-old comedian's unsettled nature seems to run deeper than mere discombobulation at missing an appointment.’