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disconcerting
used in Gone with the Wind

8 uses
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Definition
disrupt composure — such as to confuse or worry
  • The first time Scarlett lied in this fashion she felt disconcerted and guilty—disconcerted because the lie sprang so easily and naturally to her lips, guilty because the thought flashed into her mind: What would Mother say?
    4.38 (10% in)
  • The first time Scarlett lied in this fashion she felt disconcerted and guilty—disconcerted because the lie sprang so easily and naturally to her lips, guilty because the thought flashed into her mind: What would Mother say?
    4.38 (10% in)
  • "Oh," she said, a little disconcerted, "how did you find out about my gang so soon?"
    4.43 (13% in)
  • But I just can't see you in the role of a guardian," and she laughed, hoping to disconcert him.
    4.43 (24% in)
  • His sudden shift so disconcerted her that she stammered: "What— what—" and inwardly groaned: "Oh, Lord!
    4.43 (46% in)
  • He had a disconcerting habit of seeing through her and laughing rudely.
    5.50 (5% in)
  • She broke off, disconcerted, expecting to see his eyes snap with malice.
    5.52 (53% in)
  • This puzzled her, made her a little disconcerted.
    5.53 (33% in)

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