discombobulate
[ dis-kuhm-bob-yuh-leyt ]
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Part of Speechverb
Origin + Etymology
probably based on discompose or discomfit
Synonyms
  • befuddle
  • bewilder
  • confound
  • disconcert
  • fluster
Antonyms
  • calm
  • clear up
  • comfort
  • explain
  • aid
  • assist
  • clarify
  • encourage
  • enlighten
  • help
Definition
to confuse or disconcert; upset; frustrate
Example
The way his interviewer treated him totally discombobulated Tim.
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