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Douglas, who listens to us from Atlanta, wants to know about discomfit vs. discomfort.
He wrote: “I once was discomfited by discomfort, never discomforted by discomfit.”
University of Michigan English Professor Anne Curzan started digging.
"We’ve got these two verbs. Let’s start with discomfit. It’s a word that I certainly recognize when I read, but I don’t think it’s a verb that I use," Curzan says.