disconcerted disconcerted

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having self-possession upset; thrown into confusion

Usage(s):

  1. Unsentimentalized, restless, troubled, discontented, disconcerted, difficult women.
  2. McCain, Huckabee and a nation of disconcerted Republican voters now threaten to reformulate that coalition.
  3. The people whose business it was to care for the dogs were never disconcerted; they chatted to each other with feigned indifference to the continued chaos all around them.

News

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    on June 10, 2013     Source: Macworld

Quotes

  1. Ms Blair tells how she suspected she might be pregnant in the autumn of 1999: "A few weeks before, we had been on the usual prime ministerial weekend to Balmoral. The first year we had actually stayed - in 1998 - I had been extremely disconcerted to...
    on May 12, 2008 By: Tony Blair Source: The Australian

  2. Butcher said in a statement: "When I was told of the claims made in The Times, I was completely surprised and slightly disconcerted to see my name attached to something that I knew nothing about. I have not received any kind of approach from the...
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Mark Butcher Source: CricInfo.com

  3. "He is threatening to water down the essential message of evangelical Christianity," Schenck said. "And that is what causes people to grow a little insecure and concerned, and maybe even disconcerted."
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Rob Schenck Source: Los Angeles Times

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