The definition of thwart is to hinder or stop something from happening.
The definition of irk is to annoy.
To hurt the pride or dignity of by causing to be or seem foolish or contemptible; mortify
To cause to feel self-conscious, confused, and ill at ease; disconcert; fluster
To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
To defeat is defined as to beat someone at something or to prevent something from happening.
To embarrass; disconcert; abash
To worry or trouble, esp. with petty annoyances; harass, pester, etc.
To interfere with; hinder; impede
To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
To cause to feel shame, humiliation, chagrin, etc.; injure the pride or self-respect of
To cause discomfort to; distress
To cause to feel chagrin; embarrass or distress
(Law) To effectuate a surrender of.
To keep from happening; avert:
To have or cause pain
Find another word for discomfiting. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for discomfiting, like: disconcerting, discomposing, upsetting, thwarting, rattling, outwitting, irking, humiliating, frustrating, flustering and embarrassing.