1. put to rout; put to flight; defeat
1. I expect that we will discomfit the enemy without much loss: our army is three times larger than theirs, and we occupy a very advantageous position.
2. disconcert; trouble; confuse
2. The revelations in my new book will discomfit many of my former colleagues.
DIS+CANT+FIT. it's kinda embarrassing:P discomfit- resembles discomfortable, wen u are discomfartable, u tend to get frustrated and defeated. If ucan check the word Fit, u can add a meaning, by assuming, -if u are not fit (disfit) u are defeated and put to embarrasment. When u r not comfotable u get frustrated & eventually u lose.