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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disconcerting, upsettingadjective

    causing an emotional disturbance

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


  1. disconcertingadjective

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

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


  1. disconcerting

    Disconcerting refers to anything causing feelings of unease, discomfort, confusion or distress, often due to an unexpected or disturbing situation or fact.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disconcerting

    of Disconcert

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disconcerting in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disconcerting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of disconcerting in a Sentence

  1. Jay Clark on Wednesday:

    They made themselves very much a part of the environment. They were drawing attention away from what was going on on the floor, so it was a little bit disconcerting, I think, the level of intensity that went with it. There was a mob-like kind of feel out there, and that was disconcerting to me as someone who takes the responsibility for the welfare of our kids.

  2. Jim Clyburn:

    We find some real issues trying to figure out why it is that when we decided to support his bill, he seems to be supporting a filibuster of his own bill, that, to us, is very disconcerting.

  3. Coroner Kory Honea:

    In some cases, the only remains we are able to recover are bones or bone fragments, i know that members of the community who are missing loved ones are anxious, and I know that the news of us recovering bodies has to be disconcerting.

  4. Kate Steinle:

    Donald Trump talks about Kate Steinle like he knows her, i've never heard a word from his campaign manager, I've never heard a word from him. It's disconcerting. I don't want to be affiliated with someone who doesn't have the common courtesy to reach out and ask about Kate, and our political views and what we want.

  5. Brian Dolan:

    The Fed did the right thing. There's no need to rock the boat right now. Again the disconcerting element is the downgrade to the interest rate trajectory, which could provide solace to investor sentiment overall, given the global headwinds, the last thing we need right now was a hike in rates and any kind of hawkish projections.

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