Sunday, February 12, 2006

Discombobulated

dis·com·bob·u·late (dskm-bby-lt)
tr.v. dis·com·bob·u·lat·ed, dis·com·bob·u·lat·ing, dis·com·bob·u·lates

To throw into a state of confusion.

See Synonyms at confuse.

4 comments:

Pamela said...

Peter--I have sent you an email about this--too hard to copy and paste.

Emily Lloyd said...

...one of my mother's favorite words. She said it to me all the time when I was a child (You're discombobulating me; I'm all discombobulated!) and for a long time I thought she'd made it up.

32poems said...

that is my middle name. my mother said it all the time, too.

Anne said...

I love this word. It's right up there with "apoplectic fit."