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  • n. An embarrassing feeling that leaves a person confused.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused


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  • And a certain discombobulation might explain why Kelner devoted his entire column in the Indy's sister paper today critiquing the performance of the Today programme's Justin Webb, broadcasting from Salford – when the presenter dispatched from London with some fanfare was in fact the other Today young 'un, Evan Davis.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • As though adhering to a motif of discombobulation, the group, banging on pipes, played a video titled "Sir Ken Robinson as remixed by the Blue Man Group."

    Honoring Legacy of Gordon Parks

  • Then, because I know the next person is waiting for me to collect all my stuff, there's this immense sense of discombobulation on the other wide of the x-ray machine.

    Police veteran critiques TSA procedure - Boing Boing

  • The real measure of Messi's brilliance, then, was not the run so much as the discombobulation, psychological and physical, of those employed to stop it.

    Barcelona's Lionel Messi powers into the pantheon of greats | Paul Hayward

  • Perhaps it's a gauge of right-wing discombobulation that they can't even get their invective messages straight.

    Summer Rerun

  • Perhaps this seeming writer's block is honest discombobulation at a world gone incomprehensible.

    David Hare: 'It's absurd, but I feel insecure'

  • There's not an animal alive in North America that you can't do with an '06 and in the event of a Class 4 Zombie Outbreak or similar discombobulation it'd probably be the solution for just about anything.

    Test Your Reaction Time

  • The worst of that story is that you cannot even anymore express your fears and discombobulation with a few well-chosen, scacrilegious expletives.

    The Cannibals of Galway

  • I checked all the doors on the street, one by one, getting a bit antsy at my own discombobulation.

    Magic X

  • Given the contentiousness of so much of Jewish discourse on both the Left as well as the Right, the seemingly robust nature of Jewish life at present hides a profound discombobulation that has led us to dysfunction and political catastrophe.

    Understanding the Sephardi-Ashkenazi Split


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