discombobulation
noun see discombobulate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • discombobulation — noun An embarrassing feeling that leaves a person confused. <!These are not related terms. They are related ,ideas but the related terms section is for terms that are ,etymologically, related to the entry but not derived from it. See Also:… …   Wiktionary

  • discombobulation — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A stunned or bewildered condition: befuddlement, bewilderedness, bewilderment, daze, fog, muddle, mystification, perplexity, puzzlement, stupefaction, stupor, trance. See AWARENESS …   English dictionary for students

  • discombobulation — noun a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused • Syn: ↑confusion • Derivationally related forms: ↑discombobulate, ↑confuse (for: ↑confusion) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • discombobulate — discombobulation, n. /dis keuhm bob yeuh layt /, v.t., discombobulated, discombobulating. to confuse or disconcert; upset; frustrate: The speaker was completely discombobulated by the hecklers. [1825 35, Amer.; fanciful alter. of DISCOMPOSE or… …   Universalium

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  • bewilderment — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. confusion, puzzlement, befuddlement, perplexity, mystification, bafflement, *discombobulation. ANT.: understanding, clear headedness, lucidity II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A stunned or bewildered condition:… …   English dictionary for students

  • disorder — [n1] chaos, clutter anarchy, ataxia, confusion, derangement, disarrangement, disarray, discombobulation, disorderliness, disorganization, huddle, irregularity, jumble, mess, muddle, rat’s nest*, shambles, snarl, topsyturviness*, untidiness;… …   New thesaurus

  • discombobulate — transitive verb ( lated; lating) Etymology: probably alteration of discompose Date: circa 1916 upset, confuse < inventing cool new ways to discombobulate the old order Kurt Andersen > • discombobulation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • confusion — noun /kənˈfjuːʒən/ a) A lack of clarity or order. b) The state of being confused; not understanding. Syn: discombobulation, bewilderment, disarray Ant …   Wiktionary

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