How to use Disconcerted in a sentence
Pierre seemed disconcerted and embarrassed.
Princess Mary really was disconcerted and red patches came on her face when they went in.
Dron was disconcerted, glanced furtively at Alpatych and again lowered his eyes.
Comte at first fell in with the plan, but he speedily surprised and disconcerted Mill by boldly taking up the position of " high moral.
Latimer, however, besides possessing sagacity, quick insight into character, and a ready and formidable wit which thoroughly disconcerted and confused his opponents, had naturally a distaste for mere theological discussion, and the truths he was in the habit of inculcating could scarcely be controverted, although, as he stated them, they were diametrically contradictory of prevailing errors both in The only reasons for assigning an earlier date are that he was commonly known as " old Hugh Latimer," and that Bernher, his Swiss servant, states incidentally that he was " above threescore and seven years " in the reign of Edward VI.Advertisement
In most cases he is successful, but should his intended victim escape, as at times happens, from his having miscalculated the distance, he may make a second or even a third bound, which, however, usually prove fruitless, or he returns disconcerted to his hiding-place, there to wait for another opportunity."
After two great victories at Tigranocerta (69) and Artaxata (68), Lucullus was disconcerted by mutiny and the defeat of his lieutenant Fabius (see LucULrus).
It seemed to Pierre that even the prince was disconcerted.
The count was so disconcerted by this long-foreseen inquiry that without consideration he gave the first reply that came into his head.
Now this world disconcerted him no longer and was no longer alien to him, but he himself having entered it found in it a new enjoyment.Advertisement
The countess glanced at her daughter, saw her face full of shame for her mother, saw her agitation, and understood why her husband did not turn to look at her now, and she glanced round quite disconcerted.
Zeus is probably feeling a little disconcerted about the change he senses, and this could very well be leading him to act out by marking territory inside the house.
Nelson's destruction of the French fleet at the battle of the Nile disconcerted Bonaparte's plans; he hoped to pursue his designs through Syria, and laid siege to Acre, which, however, successfully held out.
Natasha would have had no doubt as to the greatness of Pierre's idea, but one thing disconcerted her.
Even Turner was somewhat disconcerted; but the painter was now known to both Ruskins, and they freely bought his pictures.Advertisement
This event by no means disconcerted the believers, who saw in it only another manifestation of Pigott's divinity, and proclaimed it as "an earnest of the total redemption of man."
Nicholas replied that he could not go back on his word, and his father, sighing and evidently disconcerted, very soon became silent and went in to the countess.