Definition of discomposition in US English:

discomposition

noun

  • The state or condition of being discomposed; discomposure.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Donne (1572–1631), poet and Church of England clergyman. From dis- + composition, after discompose.

Pronunciation

discomposition

/ˌdɪskɒmpəˈzɪʃn/