1. [ noun ] people who are defeated
Synonyms: defeated

"the Romans had no pity for the defeated"

Related terms: people
2. [ adjective ] disappointingly unsuccessful
Synonyms: disappointed frustrated thwarted foiled defeated

"disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions" "their foiled attempt to capture Calais" "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers" "his best efforts were thwarted"

Related terms: unsuccessful
3. [ adjective ] caused to feel self-conscious and uncomfortable
Synonyms: embarrassed

"was discomfited by the personal questions" "the child felt embarrassed by the attention of the adults"

Related terms: uncomfortable
Similar spelling:   discomfit