disconcert

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to cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed

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When she had glanced down somewhat disconcertedly (she was not used to having comparative strangers touching her) at that black hand, she had had the impression, strange and fleeting and scarcely conscious, that it was not his hand resting on her, or any part of him, but rather some dark and unknown part of herself which had suddenly, for the first time ever, surfaced, appearing like a stigmata or an ugly black-and-blue mark at the place he had touched.
As Holofernes and Nathaniel traded their macaronic quodlibets on the correct pronunciation of English and Latin tags, they were aided and abetted in comic terms by the minstrels in the gallery above providing them with a variety of reedy farts and squeaks, in response to which they could look disconcertedly at each other and waft their hats.
As Ebert muses somewhat disconcertedly, the Coens manage to make it "look ominous and ridiculous at the same time.
disconcertedly, of its unabashed ugliness, and at the end coming to
But to those supporters who trudged away disconcertedly, may I take this opportunity to pass on the most important facts of the day - never mind the quality, savour the three points.