discombobulated discombobulated adj. confused; upset; as, the hecklers pelted the discombobulated speaker with anything that came to hand.

Syn: discomfited, discomfitted, disconcerted. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • discombobulated — See: discombobulate …   English dictionary

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