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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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disturbing

    of Disturb

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  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. Brad Hanson:

    The loss of J-32 was a disturbing setback, we lost a lot of reproductive potential.

  2. Dag Hammarskjöld:

    If even dying is to be made a social function, then, grant me the favor of sneaking out on tiptoe without disturbing the party.

  3. Mark Herring:

    In light of the disturbing events described in this week's Rolling Stone article, the University has asked me to appoint an independent counsel to review their structure of prevention and response to reports of sexual violence.

  4. Superior Court Judge Anne-Christine Massullo:

    It is a disturbing consequence of modern biological technology that the fate of the nascent human life, which the Embryos in this case represent, must be determined in a court by reference to cold legal principles.

  5. Pope Francis:

    A very solid scientific consensus indicates that we are presently witnessing a disturbing warming of the climatic system, humanity is called to recognise the need for changes of lifestyle, production and consumption, in order to combat this warming or at least the human causes which produce or aggravate it.

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