Word of the Week (WOW) 16th August, 2015

Word of the Week is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. It’s a fun way to learn new words every week.

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To participate just make a post with your word and leave the link as a comment to Heena’s WOW post.

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Discombobulate \verb\dis-kom-BOB-yah-late\

1. Cause to be confused emotionally

Synonyms: bemuse, bewilder, throw

2. Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
Example: these questions discombobulate even the experts
Synonyms: baffle, beat, befuddle, bedevil, bewilder, confound, confuse, dumbfound, flummox, puzzle, fuddle, vex, stupefy

Derived
Discombobulation : noun
Discombobulated : adjective

Antonyms
recombobulate

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

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