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discombobulate

(dɪskəmˈbɑbjəlet)
tv. to confuse or perplex someone. That kind of discussion discombobulates me something awful.

discombobulated

and discomboobulated (dɪskəmˈbɑbjəledəd and dɪskəmˈbubjəledəd)
1. mod. confused. I get completely discombobulated when I think of figures that big.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. From the way she is walking, I’d say she is discombobulated.
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There's little in life as discombobulating as walking into your usual supermarket to find the layout has shifted around like the moving sections of wall in Labyrinth.
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Martin is also hopeful the Portway experience will have the same discombobulating effect on Rosslyn Park it had on Blaydon when a fixture clash at Damson Park shunted Bees out to their training base a few weeks ago.
Ever Decreasing Circles BBC One, 1984-89 THERE are plenty of reasons why the family-friendly, pipe-and-slippers sitcom Ever Decreasing Circles should be better remembered, the ever-so-slightly discombobulating theme music being one of them.
Pound on the door at any hour - seriously, it's OK to arrive at four in the morning - and the 67-year-old former auto worker will escort you through his discombobulating, floor-to-ceiling collection of photos, records, figurines, cardboard cutouts, candy wrappers, clocks and other random kitsch featuring the King of Rock 'n' Roll.
Come on, all you discombobulators out there, join me in a bit of discombobulating.
It's a very discombobulating time," said Armanda Squadrilli, who is now a senior vice president at Prudential Douglas Elliman after an eight-month stint at Coldwell Banker Hunt Kennedy, which shuttered in May.
McPhee pitch-perfectly captures the discombobulating trance of first love, the rapturous power that lasts through a lifetime.
The world's biggest winter carnival will combine innovation and tradition in a whole gamut of discombobulating activities January 27 to February 12, 2006.
Online learning can be overwhelming and discombobulating for learners due to uncertainty and lack of clearly expressed expectation.
To have to go through this twice in 10 years is traumatic, discombobulating.