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addaword.gifdefinition of discombobulation

noun
a state of confusion
He didn't know whether he should invite her to his party or snub her, hence he was drowned in discombobulation.
Submitted by: oussama bellaleh from Tunisia on 01/05/2013 10:02:00
Definition of discombobulation from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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