discomfited :

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  • n  people who are defeated
  • v  cause to lose one's composure
  • s  disappointingly unsuccessful

  • Senate Republicans grew more discomfited by the day.
  • Anti-death penalty activists are discomfited by anyone who doesn't want their solidarity, much less their legal help.
  • Runup to the execution: A discomfited and slightly ridiculous solemnity overtook the anchors, as if they were trying to find the right face to put on things, the right tone under .
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  • Police Can Peek at Snapchat’s Vanishing Photos
    A photo opened through Snapchat will vanish from the user’s screen after 30 seconds, a comforting thought for its users. So they might be discomfited to know that an unopened photo can linger on the company’s servers for upwards of 30 days and it might even be shared with the police. Conditions apply, of course. Police can only see an unopened photo with the relevant search warrant. The company ...
    Oct. 16, 2013 - Techland

  • Rob Andrews in Bay Windows
    I'm distressed by the culture wars that are going on in our country. I'm discomfited by the fact that certain constitutional issues that have already been settled are being brought into play again ...... I do believe that in a post-September 11... Ron Silver http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Silver&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFRG2J-ufDo5b8I9txTQ0Dq8IpCXg New York Sun http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.nysun.com/article/11234&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG6znCQZ9KUZCdCKDlb-xoArbrbKw Mar 28, 2005 28164 37147 discomfited There can't be one scope of immunity in the case of a pacifist employer and another scope of immunity in the case of a racist employer and another scope of immunity in the case of someone who is somehow discomfited by transgender people," said...
  • Junot Diaz in The Journal News / Lohud.com
    Diaz, says Francisco Goldman, digs into the macho hang-ups of Latino men the same way Philip Roth took on "the things that most discomfited Jews - savagely and comically and bravely."

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