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discompose


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  Or  discomposed  the  headdress  of  a  prude.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  throw  into  disorder;  to  ruffle;  to  destroy  the 
  composure  or  equanimity;  to  agitate. 
 
  Opposition  .  .  .  discomposeth  the  mind's  serenity. 
  --Glanvill. 
 
  3.  To  put  out  of  place  or  service;  to  discharge;  to  displace. 
  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 
 
  Syn:  To  disorder;  derange;  unsettle;  disturb;  disconcert; 
  agitate;  ruffle;  fret;  vex. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  discompose 
  v  :  cause  to  lose  one's  composure  [syn:  {upset},  {untune},  {disconcert}, 
  {discomfit}] 




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