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Definitions for disturbing
dis·turb·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worryingadjective

    causing distress or worry or anxiety

    "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"

Wiktionary

  1. disturbingadjective

    Causing distress or worry; upsetting or unsettling.

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  1. disturbing

    Disturbing is an adjective used to describe something that causes distress, anxiety, discomfort, or unease, often due to it being shocking, upsetting, or unexpected. It can refer to actions, events, situations, images, or any aspect of existence that provokes a disconcerting emotional or mental response.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disturbing

    of Disturb

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'disturbing' in Adjectives Frequency: #1035

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disturbing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disturbing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of disturbing in a Sentence

  1. Vladimir Putin:

    Our policymakers just imagine that war can never reach us, the reality is you and I are in danger from this conflict. The people we love are in danger. It’s incredibly disturbing that this is happening.

  2. Daniel Werner:

    It is even more disturbing that it has gone on for years in New Jersey behind the temple’s walls.

  3. John McCain:

    I believe Gina Haspel is a patriot who loves our country and has devoted her professional life to its service and defense, however, Ms. Haspel's role in overseeing the use of torture by Americans is disturbing. Her refusal to acknowledge torture's immorality is disqualifying. I believe the Senate should exercise its duty of advice and consent and reject this nomination.

  4. Eugene Fidell:

    I think the politicization of everything surrounding this case is very disturbing, and the willingness of members of the... Senate to interfere with the adjudication of a pending criminal case is appalling.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    In his disturbing concurrence, Justice Clarence Thomas confirmed many of our deepest fears about where this decision may lead: taking aim at additional long-standing precedent and cherished privacy rights, from access to contraception and in-vitro fertilization to marriage equality, legislation is being introduced to further codify freedoms which Americans currently enjoy.

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