discomposure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ composure

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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