Definition of discomfited:
- humbled (part of speech: verb)
- shamed (part of speech: verb)
- "The Life of John of Barneveld, 1618", John Lothrop Motley.
He glared about him fiercely for a moment, then leaving the two nationals, who sneaked away like whipped hounds, he went up to the young officer who commanded the cavalry, and who had been active in raising the cry of the constitution, and to him he addressed a few words with an air of stern menace; the youth evidently quailed before him, and probably in obedience to his orders, resigned the command of the party, and rode slowly away with a discomfited air; whereupon Quesada dismounted and walked slowly backwards and forwards before the Casa de Postas with a mien which seemed to bid defiance to mankind.- "The Bible in Spain", George Borrow.
- "The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II)", Washington Irving.