- To discombobulate is defined as to confuse or disorient.
An example of discombobulate is for a roller coaster to turn someone upside down and make them feel disoriented.
transitive verbdis·com·bob·u·lat·ed, dis·com·bob·u·lat·ing, dis·com·bob·u·lates
Origin of discombobulatePerhaps alteration of discompose.
(third-person singular simple present discombobulates, present participle discombobulating, simple past and past participle discombobulated)