Pronunciation: (dis-kum'fit), [key]
1. to confuse and deject; disconcert: to be discomfited by a question.
2. to frustrate the plans of; thwart; foil.
3. Archaic.to defeat utterly; rout: The army was discomfited in every battle.
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