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adjective as in upsetting

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However, there was a more disquieting side to the Slavic god, as can be discerned from his association with the underworld and water – which also made Veles the deity of departed souls, magic, and trickery.

This raises the disquieting possibility that in our exuberant adoption of the power of digitization, we’ve missed a trick, lured on by new tools and riches.

It was disquieting in the extreme, like being placed inside a body I had no desire to occupy.

From there, Kitamura’s latest unravels in terms both disquieting and unexpected.

From Time

Certainly from the outside looking in, the visual evidence of the destruction wrought by Covid-19 is graphic and disquieting.

From Vox

They had a party later on in Richmond with their friends, which I found at once happy but disquieting.

That is the question at the heart of this disquieting story from the most-talented E. Jean Carroll.

The message is disquieting; the messengers are the ones we've been waiting for.

Regardless, the symbiosis between the Democratic Party and Silicon Valley is, on a real level, disquieting.

“Cosmopolis,” the David Cronenberg film starring Robert Pattinson, is a disquieting look at a twisted Wall Street.

And hence, possibly, arose the disquieting sensation that something was gathering, something that might take them unawares.

This was a disquieting discovery, and Matt thought that if he could levant without being seen it would be well for him to do so.

Crane was in President Castle's office, and his demeanor was that of a man who has heard disquieting news.

But before the ice was out of the river disquieting rumors began to breathe out of Higgins's Bridge.

Charity's spirits flagged and disquieting thoughts stole back on her.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disquieting, such as: annoying, bothersome, disconcerting, distressing, disturbing, and perplexing.

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