Word of the week – discombobulate



My job is all about ‘words’ and making ‘words’ work in the copywriting and web content writing world.

So I thought I’d create a ‘word of the week’ blog spot focusing on ‘words’that we just don’t seem to use much in our everyday language.

And then I’m going to try and use these ‘words’ as much as I can so they become part of my life.

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This week’s word – DISCOMBOBULATE

What does it mean?

v.t. feeling disconnected or unbalanced

What does it mean to me?

  • a really good way to describe feeling not quite ‘with it’
  • an unusual word for the English language
  • something that maybe a ‘dalek’ would say

What does it mean to you?


So this is not scientific at all. But in a couple of hours there have been more than 2000 replies and overwhelmingly they say @RoryStewartUK won the #C4Debate https://t.co/BBXQeKSp5w

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.@RoryStewartUK again absolutely kills the others by actually sounding as though he is fallible. Whether it is sincere or a performance it is working. @sajidjavid also sounds human by talking about getting things wrong as a dad #c4debate

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