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Synonyms for discomfit
dɪsˈkʌm fɪtdis·com·fit

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  1. discomfitverb

    To defeat completely; to rout.

    Synonyms:
    foil, thwart

  2. discomfitverb

    To defeat the plans or hopes of; to frustrate.

    Synonyms:
    thwart, foil

  3. discomfitverb

    To embarrass greatly; to confuse; to perplex; to disconcert.

    Synonyms:
    thwart, foil

  4. discomfitverb

    Synonyms:
    vanquish, overthrow

  5. discomfitverb

    Synonyms:
    abash, disconcert

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. discomfit

    To defeat an enemy is to gain an advantage for the time; to vanquish is to win a signal victory; to conquer is to overcome so effectually that the victory is regarded as final. Conquer, in many cases, carries the idea of possession; as, to conquer respect, affection, peace, etc. A country is conquered when its armies are defeated and its territory is occupied by the enemy; it may be subjected to indemnity or to various disabilities; it is subjugated when it is held helplessly and continuously under military control; it is subdued when all resistance has died out. An army is defeated when forcibly driven back; it is routed when it is converted into a mob of fugitives. Compare BEAT.

    Synonyms:
    beat, checkmate, conquer, crush, defeat, down, humble, master, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, overthrow, prevail over, put down, reduce, rout, subdue, subject, subjugate, surmount, vanquish, win, worst

    Antonyms:
    capitulate, cede, fail, fall, fly, forfeit, lose, resign, retire, retreat, submit, succumb, surrender, yield

Princeton's WordNet

  1. upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfitverb

    cause to lose one's composure

    Synonyms:
    tip over, upset, turn over, confuse, bowl over, overturn, flurry, discompose, tump over, disconcert, knock over, trouble, disturb, put off, untune, swage

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. discomfitverb

    Synonyms:
    defeat, overthrow, rout, overcome, overpower, conquer, vanquish, subdue, beat, checkmate, put to flight, put down, get the upper hand of, scatter in fight

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