disconcertment love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being disconcerted or disturbed.

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  • noun anxious embarrassment

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Do you think that the time is ripe for the kind of literature which they wrote back then, and which largely met with disconcertment on the part of the readership?

    Ballardian » ‘Der Visionär des Phantastischen’: An Interview with J.G. Ballard

  • He could not but look at her with disconcertment, as she sat breathing bitterness and scorn, and staring leagues away.

    Little Dorrit

  • When the report was completed a few months ago, they was much disconcertment among stakeholders after the report was sent back to the investigators at the behest of safety and security minister

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He grabbed another doughnut to mask his disconcertment.

    Delta Search

  • "There is much to be done," Gor went on, hiding any disconcertment he might feel at the lukewarm response.

    The Misenchanted Sword

  • As her son had never seen the man or crowd of men of whom he was afraid, she, with her philosophy of life, looked upon everyone as worthy of friendship and the meeting with them a pleasure and not an occasion for disconcertment.

    Sergeant York And His People

  • It was a mingled emotion, but if some drops for her own disconcertment were mingled with the warm prompting of pity, her compassion was none the less true.

    The Fortieth Door

  • They waited, heavy-breathed, while Harrigan began to recover from the disconcertment into which O'Mara's coming had flung him.

    Then I'll Come Back to You

  • Lilly laughed, forcing her head high to deny disconcertment.

    Star-Dust

  • In his disconcertment, Luis Cervantes could find no reply.

    The Underdogs, a Story of the Mexican Revolution

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