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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisturbingdis‧turb‧ing /dɪˈstɜːbɪŋ $ -ɜːr-/ ●●○ adjective  WORRIEDworrying or upsetting a disturbing increase in the crime ratedisturbingly adverb
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disturbingI dismissed the thoughts as too disturbing and concentrated instead on Selkirk's poem.The pier at the right is also disturbing - because it is an unobtrusive detail.It seems to open up all the disturbing conflicts and inconsistencies which have been at the heart of their problems.It's very disturbing, the way they're getting rid of older employees.Yet Sophia was not usually the kind of person to say disturbing things.That these drugs themselves may actually be adding to that incidence is a disturbing thought.I have never been regular, so it is not disturbing to find them light, blotchy and short-lived.Mr Milburn said the new statistics also revealed a disturbing trend towards long-term unemployment.
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