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disconcerting

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisconcertingdis‧con‧cert‧ing /ˌdɪskənˈsɜːtɪŋ◂ $ -ɜːr-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 CONFUSEDWORRIEDmaking you feel slightly confused, embarrassed, or worried 🔊 a disconcerting questiondisconcertingly adverb
Examples from the Corpus
disconcertingNevertheless, the peremptory dismissal of the book which established the modern discipline of macroeconomics is disconcerting.The fact that everybody around me looked and sounded completely different from myself was worrying and disconcerting.She lay in wait for pain, expecting no rewards from people, and this made her a hopelessly disconcerting friend.Howarth had a disconcerting glimpse of the barely controlled aggression beneath the mask of casual good humour.Waters asked a few disconcerting questions.Marriage brings with it a disconcerting reality: How great a Change! how quickly made!It's a bit disconcerting to be minding your own business.However, it was still fairly disconcerting to receive some information yesterday from a Newcastle public relations company.
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