Pronunciation: (dis"kum-pōz'), [key]
—v.t., -posed, -pos•ing.
1. to upset the order of; disarrange; disorder; unsettle: The breeze discomposed the bouquet.
2. to disturb the composure of; agitate; perturb: The bad news discomposed us.
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