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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·com·fi·ture /dɪsˈkʌm(p)fəˌʧʊr, ʧɚ/
 失敗;妨害計劃

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·com·fi·ture n.  The act of discomfiting, or the state of being discomfited; rout; overthrow; defeat; frustration; confusion and dejection.
    Every man's sword was against his fellow, and there was a very great discomfiture.   --1 Sam. xiv. 20.
    A hope destined to end . . . in discomfiture and disgrace.   --Macaulay.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 discomfiture
      n : anxious embarrassment [syn: discomposure, disconcertion,
           disconcertment]