Synonyms for Discomfit:


degrade, foil, frustrate, inhibit, prevent, tease, thwart, wither, make someone's toes curl. perplex. chagrin, confound, discomfort, discountenance, pain, put on the spot, throw for a loop. discomfit (noun)
discompose, disconcert, untune, upset.


defeat, frustrate; confuse (verb)
abash, confound, discompose, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, foil, perplex, prevent, thwart, upset.
emotion (verb)
discompose, disconcert, untune, upset.
humble (verb)
abash, disconcert, embarrass, faze, humble, humiliate, mortify.
shame (verb)
debunk, disgrace, dishonor, expose, malign, mock, ostracize, pillory, ridicule, scandalize, shame, show up, stigmatize, vilify.

Other synonyms:

discountenance. confound. confuse
Other relevant words:
chagrin, confound, degrade, discomfort, discompose, discountenance, foil, frustrate, perplex, prevent, thwart, untune, upset, put on the spot, throw for a loop.

Usage examples for discomfit

  1. And he himself will discomfit them before our face: but as for you, be ye not afraid of them. –  by
  2. For thine own prowess' sake discomfit me no more, but seek us the ford across to the other bank, that we may take hence both steeds and trappings. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  3. The Romans drifted here and there, in little clumps of lances, for their mind was less to discomfit the Britons than to release the captives from their bonds. – Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut by Wace