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English verb: discombobulate

1. discombobulate (emotion) cause to be confused emotionally


ExamplesThe bad news will discombobulate him, The good news will discombobulate her


Synonymsbemuse, bewilder, throw


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset

2. discombobulate (cognition) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly


SamplesThese questions confuse even the experts.
This question completely threw me.
This question befuddled even the teacher.


Synonymsbedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, fox, fuddle, throw


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)be


Narrower (hyponym)amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, demoralize, disorient, disorientate, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex


Verb groupconfuse, disconcert, flurry, put off









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