recombobulation

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recombobulation (uncountable)

  1. The act of recombobulating; putting back into order; removing confusion.
    • 1970 — Amanda Cross, Poetic Justice, p.42, Knopf, 1970 OCLC 76577.
      ...to the conversation of last night, why has misrule and horseplay brought you to such a state of discombobulation? Or, since it has, may I offer my help in recombobulation?
    • 2001 — William L. Biersach, The Endless Knot, p.308, Lightning Source Inc, 2001 ISBN 0979160022.
      "Is that any way to treat a lady?" she said, adjusting her adipose folds and swatting leaves from her thick wool sweater.
      "Oh," I stammered, attempting to help her in her huffing recombobulation. "Oh."
    • 2010 — John DeGraffenried, The Amish Catapult: A Tale of Love and Adventure, AuthorHouse, 2010 ISBN 145200076X.
      Jesus had shown an intense lack of interest in this, or any of the other animal-centric schemes that his mother devised such as Wombat Wrangling and Poaching or Bear Wrestling, as he had his own inventiveness to attend to, such as soap recombobulation.

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