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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [dis-kuh m-poh-zher]
    • /ˌdɪs kəmˈpoʊ ʒər/
    • /ˌdɪs.kəm.ˈpəʊʒ.ə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dis-kuh m-poh-zher]
    • /ˌdɪs kəmˈpoʊ ʒər/

Definitions of discomposure word

  • noun discomposure the state of being discomposed; disorder; agitation; perturbation. 1
  • noun discomposure The state or feeling of being disturbed or agitated; agitation. 1
  • noun discomposure being flustered 1
  • noun discomposure The state of being discomposed. 0
  • noun discomposure (Obsolete (No longer in use)) Discordance; disagreement of parts. 0

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Origin of discomposure

First appearance:

before 1635
One of the 43% oldest English words
First recorded in 1635-45; dis-1 + composure

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Parts of speech for Discomposure


discomposure popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

discomposure usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for discomposure

noun discomposure

  • perturbation — the act of perturbing.
  • abashment — to destroy the self-confidence, poise, or self-possession of; disconcert; make ashamed or embarrassed: to abash someone by sneering.
  • confusion — If there is confusion about something, it is not clear what the true situation is, especially because people believe different things.
  • uneasiness — not easy in body or mind; uncomfortable; restless; disturbed; perturbed.
  • discomfiture — Archaic. defeat in battle; rout.

Antonyms for discomposure

noun discomposure

  • order — an authoritative direction or instruction; command; mandate.
  • organization — the act or process of organizing.
  • method — a procedure, technique, or way of doing something, especially in accordance with a definite plan: There are three possible methods of repairing this motor.
  • system — an assemblage or combination of things or parts forming a complex or unitary whole: a mountain system; a railroad system.
  • organisation — the act or process of organizing.

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