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Synonyms for discomfit
dɪsˈkʌm fɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit(verb)

    cause to lose one's composure

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


  1. discomfit(verb)

    To defeat the plans or hopes of; to frustrate.

    foil, thwart

  2. discomfit(verb)

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

    thwart, foil

  3. discomfit(verb)

    thwart, foil

  4. discomfit(verb)

    vanquish, overthrow

  5. discomfit(verb)

    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.

    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. discomfit(v. a.)

    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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