AskDefine | Define discomposure

Dictionary Definition

discomposure

Noun

1 anxious embarrassment [syn: discomfiture, disconcertion, disconcertment]
2 a temperament that is perturbed and lacking in composure [ant: composure]

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English

Noun

  1. The state of being discomposed.
  2. Discordance; disagreement of parts.

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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