What does disturbing mean?

Definitions for disturbing
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

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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. 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.

  2. James Manning:

    I have watched the video several times and there is no doubt that the video is extremely disturbing, as the parent of a daughter in Richland School District Two I can assure you that we are taking this matter very seriously. The district superintendent has been in constant contact with the Richland County Sheriff to express our concern over this matter and the district has banned the deputy in question from all District Two property.

  3. 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.

  4. Lindsey Graham:

    They leaked a story about an impending indictment right after the [American Israeli Public Affairs Committee] conference, right after Bob Menendez said, to his great credit, stood up and said I want to look at any deal you with Iran, as to Bob Menendez, like every other American, he's innocent until proven otherwise. He's a friend. But this whole behavior around the Obama administration regarding the law is very disturbing.

  5. Josh Laughlin:

    The science is pretty clear that when you're suction dredge mining, you're disturbing the integrity of spawning gravels, this impacts the early life cycle of salmon.

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