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off-putting

adjective
     
off-putting British English
if someone's behaviour or the appearance of something is off-putting, you do not like it or you think it is unattractive:
Some women found the competitive style of the discussions off-putting.
off-puttingly adverb

➔ put somebody/something off

at put

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