Dis*com"fit (?), v. t. [imp. &
p. p. Discomfited; p. pr. & vb. n.
Discomfiting.] [OF. desconfit, p. p. of
desconfire, F. déconfire; fr. L. dis- +
conficere to make ready, prepare, bring about. See
Comfit, Fact.] 1. To scatter in
fight; to put to rout; to defeat.
And his proud foes discomfit in victorious
2. To break up and frustrate the plans of; to
balk&?; to throw into perplexity and dejection; to
Well, go with me and be not so
Syn. -- To defeat; overthrow; overpower; vanquish; conquer;
baffle; frustrate; confound; discourage.
Dis*com"fit, a. Discomfited;
Dis*com"fit, n. Rout; overthrow;
Such a discomfit as shall quite despoil