Definitions for disconcerting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disconcerting, upsetting(adj)

    causing an emotional disturbance

    "his disconcerting habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers charmingly"- Herb Caen; "an upsetting experience"

Wiktionary

  1. disconcerting(Adjective)

    Tending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm; unsettling; troubling; upsetting.

    Even with a safety harness, losing one's grip that high up is disconcerting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disconcerting

    of Disconcert

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Beverly Sills:

    I really do believe I can accomplish a great deal with a big grin, I know some people find that disconcerting, but that doesn't matter.

  2. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal:

    It is irresponsible and severely disconcerting to place individuals, who may have ties to ISIS, in a state without the state's knowledge or involvement.

  3. Bernie Leighton:

    You can't really be too scared, but you realize that if the pilot ever went crazy enough to make a run for the South with you on board, the aircraft wouldn't be airborne for very long. That's only mildly disconcerting.

  4. Stephen Yurek:

    Everybody is researching and trying to find the alternative that provides the best efficiency and performance – and we don’t have that yet, [The deadline is] coming fast. We want to comply but it is so disconcerting.

  5. Jessica Vaughn:

    And if the government agency issuing them does not know or will not disclose how the bearer arrived in the country how can others rely on the authenticity of an individual's identity? It is equally disconcerting if the government does know and chooses not to disclose it.


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