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adjective as in disquieting

adjective as in jarring

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All the while, West was making headlines for other disconcerting reasons, including a chaotic failed presidential campaign and manic-depressive Tweetstorms.

From Time

The idea is that you always get a good view of whoever is currently speaking, but the effect can be a bit disconcerting.

I still find them very disconcerting when I see them out on the street.

However, analysts say, the pandemic’s most disconcerting legacy may be its imprint on consumer behavior, raising questions about the sector’s ability to win back customers and properly rebound even after life returns to normal.

When an entire generation has never experienced such a thing, that can be disconcerting.

From Axios

The transition is disconcerting since there are no other cuts of this sort in the picture.

The first time I got accused of being a “neo-Nazi” it was shocking and disconcerting.

But some of the Kurds maintain a disconcerting confidence—one now strengthened by the U.S. airstrikes.

Spending time with Bean is somewhat disconcerting after seeing him play so many somber, doomed roles.

There is nothing to be gained by harping on about events in 2002, however disconcerting those events were.

"To such a place as that I would go alone,—or with her," said the boy, his disconcerting gaze fixed on the other's face.

He leaned on his stick, hat in hand, and the big blue eyes of the young man rested upon him with disconcerting gravity.

He half expected one of those disconcerting thought answers from Dalgard.

I know from experience how disconcerting it is to ride into the zone of fire, and walking must be much worse.

"Well, of course the aim is to protect girls," Mrs. Bassett replied, conscious of a disconcerting acidity in her aunt's remark.


On this page you'll find 524 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disconcerting, such as: baffling, bewildering, complex, complicated, confounding, and difficult.

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