desconcertar

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Etymology[edit]

From des- +‎ concertar.

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desconcertar (first-person singular present desconcerto, past participle desconcertat)

  1. (transitive, takes a reflexive pronoun) to disconcert, to upset
    Synonyms: atordir, confondre, embolicar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From des- +‎ concertar.

Verb[edit]

desconcertar (first-person singular present indicative desconcerto, past participle desconcertado)

  1. to bewilder; to puzzle; to perplex; to baffle
    Synonyms: confundir, desorientar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From des- +‎ concertar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /deskonθerˈtaɾ/, [d̪eskõn̟θerˈt̪aɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /deskonserˈtaɾ/, [d̪eskõnserˈt̪aɾ]

Verb[edit]

desconcertar (first-person singular present desconcierto, first-person singular preterite desconcerté, past participle desconcertado)

  1. (transitive) to disconcert

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  • Rule: e becomes an ie in stressed syllables.

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