Sentence Examples


  • The first effect of Zeno's teaching was to complete the discomfiture of philosophy.
  • But their discomfiture was only to last a few months; in the following October a wanton outrage and.
  • The discomfiture of the original colony in Ireland.
  • This shameful discomfiture quickened all the suspicion and jealousy fermenting in France.
  • The magistrates successfully asserted themselves to the discomfiture of their critics (Ann Hutchinson being banished), and this was characteristic of the colony's early history.