V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: unsettled, confused, or uneasy
Synonyms: disturbed, uneasy, confused, unsettled, dismayed, uncertain, worried, anxious, flustered
Antonyms: composed, calm
Tips: Disconcerted is related to the verb disconcert, which means "to cause confusion" or "to make someone lose composure." The root word concerted means "focused and working together efficiently." When you add the negative dis-, "not," disconcerted means "confused or uneasy."
The long bus trip and the odd behavior of the driver left many passengers feeling rather disconcerted. (uneasy)
The strange affair left me shaken and disconcerted. (unsettled, worried)
The disconcerted look in her eyes made him realize that she wasn’t ready to take on the big responsibility. (confused, uneasy)
Michele was disconcerted by the news that she would not be getting a promotion, because she was sure that she deserved one. (unsettled, flustered) verb
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