Discombobulate definition

dĭskəm-bŏbyə-lāt
(informal) To upset the composure of; disconcert.
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To throw into a state of confusion.
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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.

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(humorous) To throw into a state of confusion; to befuddle or perplex.
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Origin of discombobulate

  • Perhaps alteration of discompose

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 1834 US, fanciful variant of discompose, discomfit, etc., originally discombobricate.

    From Wiktionary