- to disturb the calm or poise of; fluster; disconcert
- Now Rare to disturb the order of
transitive verbdis·com·posed, dis·com·pos·ing, dis·com·pos·es
- To disturb the composure or calm of; perturb.
- To put into a state of disorder.
(third-person singular simple present discomposes, present participle discomposing, simple past and past participle discomposed)
- To destroy the composure of something
dis- + compose