Definitions for disarmingdɪsˈɑr mɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disarming, disarmament(adj)

    act of reducing or depriving of arms

    "the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete"

  2. disarming(adj)

    capable of allaying hostility

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disarming

    of Disarm

  2. Disarming

    of Disarm

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sarah Brady:

    We are not for disarming people. When you have an epidemic it's a public health issue, a safety issue.

  2. Commerce Bruce Andrews:

    By unilaterally disarming and shutting down the Export-Import Bank, it creates a market advantage for our competitors from (countries like) China, Germany and Japan.

  3. Angus King:

    It strikes me as ironic, at a time when risks are escalating, when we face kind of lone wolf terrorists here in the United States, that we are talking about unilaterally disarming, in effect, in terms of our intelligence capability.

  4. John Lott:

    The problem is the people who need guns the most and benefit the most from owning gun, poor individuals in high crime areas, are priced out of the market, who do they think they are disarming as a result of the law ? It is minorities in poor crime areas, not some wealthy guy who can afford to purchase the firearms at a higher cost.

  5. Jesse Kremer:

    As Wisconsin legislators, we are constantly being challenged by some of the leaders in our larger communities to stop the violence, and I do not believe that disarming a certain segment of law-abiding citizens, our college students, leads to less violence. I believe, instead, it is providing criminals and thugs an easy target to victimize.

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