Definition of discomposure in US English:



  • The state or feeling of being disturbed or agitated; agitation.

    ‘he made the admission without the slightest discomposure’
    • ‘‘Thank you,’ Hale sputtered in his own discomposure.’
    • ‘Reymus watched William leave with a concerned gaze and his pale, silver-blue eyes shone with the slightest bit of discomposure.’
    • ‘I was a daughter of wealth, I told myself, and not subject to discomposure and embarrassment.’
    • ‘Apparently, the whole school knew about my little discomposure.’
    • ‘Manda felt her face flushed at her discomposure.’
    agitation, discomfiture, discomfort, uneasiness, unease, confusion, disorientation, perturbation, distress, nervousness, flusteredness
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