how to pronounce discomfit


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discomfit is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of discomfit


  1. To defeat completely; to rout.
  2. To embarrass greatly; to confuse; to perplex; to disconcert.
  3. To defeat the plans or hopes of; to frustrate; disconcert.


  1. Discomfited; overthrown.

discomfit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word discomfit occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics discomfit can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that discomfit can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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