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 Meanings and Examples of DISCONCERT
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disconcert
 v.  confuse; frustrate by throwing into disorder; embarrass
Classic Sentence: (69 in 5 pages)
1  In his clear glance, in his firm tone, in the robust movement of his shoulders, there was something calculated to disconcert death.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
2  The two women looked on without uttering a word, without a gesture, without a look which could disconcert the Bishop.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII—THE BISHOP WORKS
3  Facts, however, are awkward things to disconcert, and they are obstinate.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE CONVENT AS AN HISTORICAL FACT
4  "But I just can't see you in the role of a guardian," and she laughed, hoping to disconcert him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
5  David, in some measure familiarized to the scene, led the way with a steadiness that no slight obstacle was likely to disconcert, into this very building.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
6  But the fact that Sergey Ivanovitch and the princess seemed anxious to get rid of him did not in the least disconcert Stepan Arkadyevitch.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 2
7  The absence of citizens and of a deputation, and even the burning of Moscow, did not disconcert him.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER VIII
8  He had a disconcerting habit of seeing through her and laughing rudely.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
9  His first rush of inarticulate resentment had been followed by a steadiness and concentration of tone more disconcerting to Lily than the excitement preceding it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
10  Guy Pollock answered with disconcerting readiness, "I'll tell you: since we're going to try to do something artistic, and not simply fool around, I believe we ought to give something classic."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
11  Carol was discovering that the one thing that can be more disconcerting than intelligent hatred is demanding love.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
12  Kennicott was at first uncomfortable over her disconcerting habit of buying them.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
13  And then came that disconcerting ride.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
14  It was a little disconcerting to me, to find, when I was being helped up behind the coach, that I was supposed to have eaten all the dinner without any assistance.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
15  The prince went up to her, and Kitty detected that disconcerting gleam of irony in his eyes.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 34
Example Sentence:
1  The evidence produced by her adversary does disconcert the lawyer.
2  House-hunting with the new Russian elite is a disconcerting experience.
3  The reception desk is not at street level, which is a little disconcerting.
4  The whole experience had disconcerted him.
5  The young madam was disconcerted to discover that she was being watched.
6  I changed my mind and disconcerted her plan.