discomposing
Unsettling; tending to discompose

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  • Discomposing — Discompose Dis com*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discomposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discomposing}.] [Pref. dis + compose: cf. OF. decomposer, F. d[ e]composer.] 1. To disarrange; to interfere with; to disturb; to disorder; to unsettle; to break up.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discomposing — dis·com·pose || ‚dɪskÉ™m pəʊz v. cause disorder; confuse, agitate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • discomposing — …   Useful english dictionary

  • discompose — /dɪskəmˈpoʊz / (say diskuhm pohz) verb (t) (discomposed, discomposing) 1. to bring into disorder; disarrange; unsettle. 2. to disturb the composure of; agitate; perturb. –discomposedly /dɪskəmˈpoʊzədli/ (say diskuhm pohzuhdlee), adverb… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Discompose — Dis com*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discomposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discomposing}.] [Pref. dis + compose: cf. OF. decomposer, F. d[ e]composer.] 1. To disarrange; to interfere with; to disturb; to disorder; to unsettle; to break up. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Discomposed — Discompose Dis com*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discomposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discomposing}.] [Pref. dis + compose: cf. OF. decomposer, F. d[ e]composer.] 1. To disarrange; to interfere with; to disturb; to disorder; to unsettle; to break up.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unsettling — adjective Date: 1665 having the effect of upsetting, disturbing, or discomposing < unsettling images of the war > • unsettlingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • discompose — discomposedly, adv. discomposingly, adv. /dis keuhm pohz /, v.t., discomposed, discomposing. 1. to upset the order of; disarrange; disorder; unsettle: The breeze discomposed the bouquet. 2. to disturb the composure of; agitate; perturb: The bad… …   Universalium

  • baffling — Synonyms and related words: bewildering, bothering, confounding, confusing, defeating, discomposing, disconcerting, dismaying, distracting, disturbing, embarrassing, enigmatic, frustrating, intricate, mysterious, mystifying, perplexing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bewildering — Synonyms and related words: baffling, beguiling, bothering, confounding, confusing, discomposing, disconcerting, dismaying, distracting, disturbing, embarrassing, enigmatic, exceptional, extraordinary, fabulous, fantastic, fascinating,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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