discompose

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dis- +‎ compose

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discompose (third-person singular simple present discomposes, present participle discomposing, simple past and past participle discomposed)

  1. (transitive) To destroy the composure of; to disturb or agitate.
    • 1815, Jane Austen, Emma, volume III, chapter 6:
      I am glad I have done being in love with him. I should not like a man who is so soon discomposed by a hot morning.
  2. (transitive) To disarrange, or throw into a state of disorder.

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Verb[edit]

discompose

  1. third-person singular past historic of discomporre