The word of the day is ‘fluster.’
This word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or occurrence.
The past form of the word is flustered.
1. To be upset
2. Feeling of agitation
3. Being disturbed or perturbed
4. To feel confused
1. There was no longer any fluster of doubt and hesitation in his manner.
2. And you’ll realize, dear reader, that you’re all in a fluster, inwardly.
3. In all this fret and fluster Mr Marston took the most intense interest.
4. She had not timed in the whirl and fluster of this gaiety to think it all out.
5. In vain I prolong my examination: there is no fluster of any kind.
Some synonyms of today’s word are:
agitate, bewilder, confound, confuse, discombobulate, distract, muddle, mystify, nonplus, perplex, addle, bother, discompose, hassle, flip, furry, unhinge, craze, frustrate, heat, hurry, puzzle, spook, disturb, rattle, unsettle, unnerve, upset, bother, panic, etc.
Some antonyms of today’s word are:
clarify, explain, aid, compose, calm, organize, enlighten, comfort, please, clear up, educate, order, explicate, appease, pacify, quiet, soothe, settle, help, etc.
Put your leaders in stressful scenarios. Make them figure out solutions under pressure. See if you can make them frustrated, angry, and flustered, and then demand decisive leadership from them. They will be challenged at first, but they will get better over time.Jocko Willink
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