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Discomfiture Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
- Discomfiture \Dis*com"fi*ture\ (?; 135), n. [OF. desconfiture,
F. d['e]confiture. See Discomfort, v. t., and cf.
The act of discomfiting, or the state of being discomfited;
rout; overthrow; defeat; frustration; confusion and
Every man's sword was against his fellow, and there was
a very great discomfiture. --1 Sam. xiv.
A hope destined to end . . . in discomfiture and
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- Bansal: Congress in further trouble
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- Ministers’ comments add to SP’s discomfiture
Even as the Samajwadi Party regime is feeling the heat of the Opposition flak on the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, controversial remarks by two Cabinet Ministers on Tuesday have put t... Read more on this news related to 'Discomfiture'
- Government gets it - from SC and opposition on coal mess
From the Supreme Court and the opposition, it was an embarrassing cleft-stick of censure for the Manmohan Singh government Tuesday. While the apex court rapped it in the sternest terms for interfering in the CBI probe into coal block allocations, the BJP said in a no-holds-barred attack that the countdown to the end had begun. And to add to its discomfiture, Addit Read more on this news related to 'Discomfiture'