What does disturbing mean?

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dis·turb·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying(adj)

    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. disturbing(Adjective)

    Causing distress or worry; upsetting or unsettling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disturbing

    of Disturb

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce disturbing?

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How to say disturbing in sign language?

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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. Michael Kaufman:

    ICE has ignored the ACLU's repeated complaints about abuse and neglect at Adelanto, the OIG's disturbing report( reveals) that GEO and ICE officials continue to disregard immigration detainees' well-being, often with tragic consequences.

  2. Ananias Shaw:

    He'd left Church's Chicken, and wasn't shot for disturbing the peace, but because they were messing with him in his domain.

  3. United States:

    However, rising deaths from synthetic opioids -- as well as from cocaine and methamphetamine -- represent the next disturbing wave of the nation's ongoing substance use challenge.

  4. John McCain:

    The President task is to reverse The President disturbing tendency to show America's adversaries the deference and esteem that should be reserved for our closest allies. The President must show that The President can be strong and tough with Vladimir Putin -- not for The President task own sake, but to demonstrate The President willingness to defend America, its allies, our shared interests, and our common values against those who threaten them, putin is not America's friend, nor merely a competitor. Putin is America's enemy -- not because we wish it so, but because he has chosen to be.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    I think the numbers are adding up on in our favor, the number of delegates will continue to increase, so I am going to keep working as hard as I can, but I think it is important that we really do focus on the very dangerous path that Donald Trump has laid out here, the kind of bluster and bigotry and bullying that he's exemplifying on the campaign trail is disturbing to I think the majority of Americans.

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