discomposure

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English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Noun[edit]

discomposure (countable and uncountable, plural discomposures)

  1. The state of being discomposed.
    • 1719, Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
      And now it was that I began to keep a journal of every day's employment; for, indeed, at first I was in too much hurry, and not only hurry as to labour, but in too much discomposure of mind; and my journal would have been full of many dull things......
  2. (obsolete) Discordance; disagreement of parts.

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