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discomfit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiscomfitdis‧com‧fit /dɪsˈkʌmfɪt/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 EMBARRASSEDto make someone feel slightly uncomfortable, annoyed, or embarrassed 🔊 He was discomfited by her silence.discomfiture noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
discomfitBut the lack of historical perspective was discomfiting.It was a strange, discomfiting and disorientating landscape.It was plain that the two great detectives were discomfited by each other's presence.Her brief, elliptical poems, most written in the 1850s and 1860s, sorely discomfited some but greatly delighted others.Foley's announcement discomfited some Democrats.Whatever he was saying clearly discomfited the librarian.
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Verb table
discomfit
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydiscomfit
he, she, itdiscomfits
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydiscomfited
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave discomfited
he, she, ithas discomfited
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad discomfited
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill discomfit
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have discomfited
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam discomfiting
he, she, itis discomfiting
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you, we, theyare discomfiting
Past
I, he, she, itwas discomfiting
you, we, theywere discomfiting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been discomfiting
he, she, ithas been discomfiting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been discomfiting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be discomfiting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been discomfiting
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