What does the word discomposure mean?

Usage examples for discomposure

  1. My mistress was standing alone on the hearth- rug, with an appearance of great discomposure in her face and manner. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  2. He knew that his random hit about the theatre had struck home,- but she allowed the arrow to pierce and possibly wound her heart without showing any outward sign of discomposure. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  3. " You will believe me that it gives me anything but pleasure to paint such pictures- as far as the subject goes," he said with some discomposure. – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald