Meaning of discomfiture

dis•com•fi•ture

Pronunciation: (dis-kum'fi-chur), [key]
— n.
  1. disconcertion; confusion; embarrassment.
  2. frustration of hopes or plans.
  3. defeat in battle; rout.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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