disconcertion


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Related to disconcertion: overwhelmed, scrutinised
  • noun

Synonyms for disconcertion

anxious embarrassment

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In a time before women had the right to vote in this country, all-female-crewed boats were openly competing against men and not without some disconcertion from a segment of their old-school male counterparts.
Lily's assertion that the members of Stolen Generations can easily find their family members and her disconcertion when facing Penny's objection indicates that for her, Aboriginality is too problematised.
The dancing actually began in the audience, which was a bit disconcerting, but it became clear as the piece progressed that disconcertion was the aim of the game.
Only Daisy Buchanan (Mia Farrow) seems to be able to connect with him, much to the disconcertion of her husband Tom (Bruce Dern), and eventually his tragic past is revealed, in the disenchanted style so typical of the brilliant Fitzgerald.
Calle 13 satirically comments on the disconcertion felt by certain segments of the American public that support citizenship-based voting purges: (115)