disconcerted :

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  • v  cause to feel embarrassment
  • v  cause to lose one's composure
  • s  having self-possession upset; thrown into confusion
    looked at each other dumbly, quite disconcerted"- G.B.Shaw

  • Kanza's level-voiced moderation disconcerted even the Russians, who had been giving noisy support to Premier Patrice Lumumba's charges of "aggression," and forced them in the .
  • At Manchester's Memorial High School, a senior named Kathy Sullivan disconcerted Yorty with a devastating question: "Los Angeles has serious problems with poverty, pollution, crime .
  • Unsentimentalized, restless, troubled, discontented, disconcerted, difficult women.
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  • How to encrypt your email
    Reader Jack Burns is a bit disconcerted by some recent news. He writes: After reading stories about the U.S. government’s program to collect phone and Internet data I’m a little concerned about my email privacy. What can I do to encrypt my email? I’d first suggest that you take a gander at How To Protect Your PC From PRISM Surveillance from my pals over at PCWorld. As its name implies, it offers ...
    June 10, 2013 - Macworld

  • Tony Blair in The Australian
    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...
  • Mark Butcher in CricInfo.com
    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...
  • Rob Schenck in Los Angeles Times
    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."

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