Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of discompose.
  • adjective Unsettling; tending to discompose

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Examples

  • Within a year, Leckie is facing his first banzai charge on Guadalcanal, a discomposing event with an aftermath every bit as ghastly, as The Pacific shows.

    Getting Their Guns Off

  • Within a year, Leckie is facing his first banzai charge on Guadalcanal, a discomposing event with an aftermath every bit as ghastly, as The Pacific shows.

    Getting Their Guns Off

  • Within a year, Leckie is facing his first banzai charge on Guadalcanal, a discomposing event with an aftermath every bit as ghastly, as The Pacific shows.

    Getting Their Guns Off

  • As I commented on Katherine's blog the pain they can inflict is very real and can be quite embarrassing and discomposing, especially in public.

    That's Personal!

  • As I commented on Katherine's blog the pain they can inflict is very real and can be quite embarrassing and discomposing, especially in public.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • And I considered a little, and had determined that I should afterwards in my journeying, eat but two of the tablets to my meal; and this was a wise thought, and like much wisdom, a discomposing thing.

    The Night Land

  • I therefore prevented her; and besought her to forgive me for a tender, which, I saw, had been more discomposing to her than I had hoped (from the purity of my intentions) it would be.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I took the liberty to say, that as she was in such a frame that nothing now seemed capable of discomposing her, I could wish that you might have the benefit of her exhortations, which, I dared to say, while you were so seriously affected, would have a greater force upon you than a thousand sermons; and how happy you would think yourself, if you could but receive her forgiveness on your knees.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Cannot they perform the obligations of friendship, without discomposing families?

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Only forgive me the mention, since I have told you my motive; which as much affects your reputation, as my niceness; and offer not at an answer; — only say, you forgive me: And I hope I have not one discomposing thing to say to my dearest, for the rest of my life; which I pray God, for both our sakes, to lengthen for many happy years.

    Pamela

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