toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

discomfit
used in Gone with the Wind

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
cause someone to lose composure or be embarrassed
  • Scarlett wanted to giggle at her discomfiture, for Rhett had caught her fairly.
    3.17 (21% in)
  • While she did not regret her decision one whit, the matter in its true light discomfited her.
    4.33 (37% in)
  • She sank into the proffered chair, glaring at the discomfited fat captain, and gave her name.
    4.34 (21% in)

There are no more uses of "discomfit" in Gone with the Wind.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®