discomposure

Part of speech: noun

Agitation; disorder.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", George MacDonald.