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Meaning of discomfit

dis•com•fit

Pronunciation: (dis-kum'fit), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to confuse and deject; disconcert: to be discomfited by a question.
  2. to frustrate the plans of; thwart; foil.
  3. to defeat utterly; rout: The army was discomfited in every battle.
—n.
  1. rout; defeat.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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