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Synonyms for discomfit
dɪsˈkʌm fɪtdis·com·fit

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Wiktionary2.0 / 1 vote

  1. discomfitverb

    To defeat completely; to rout.

    foil, thwart

  2. discomfitverb

    To defeat the plans or hopes of; to frustrate.

    thwart, foil

  3. discomfitverb

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

    thwart, foil

  4. discomfitverb

    vanquish, overthrow

  5. discomfitverb

    abash, disconcert

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfitverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. discomfitverb

    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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