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. James Clapper:

    I find it very disturbing that here we were in compliance with a request of the then-President of the United States to put into one document our insight and knowledge of the profound threat that Russia posed to this country, and now, apparently, we're being punished for this. John( Brennan) already has been.

  2. Kamala Harris:

    These racist images are deeply disturbing, hatred and discrimination have no place in our country and must not be tolerated, especially from our leaders -- Republican or Democrat. Governor Northam must resign.

  3. Dean Angelo:

    We had inflammatory and false rhetoric coming from (Michael Oppenheimer) and statements that weren’t true, you also have a lead investigator in police-involved deaths talking about how shocking and disturbing this is.

  4. Ashok Ghosh:

    When I joined the cancer hospital, I started checking blood, hair and nail samples of cancer patients and found they have very clear-cut symptoms of arsenic poisoning, i saw 6 and 7-year-old children coming with cancer. These children don't chew tobacco or smoke. It was very disturbing, and I could not sleep. Slowly, I adjusted.

  5. Nashville Police spokeswoman Kris Mumford:

    Fortunately, these were non-life-threatening injuries, these are disturbing actions as the community as a whole is addressing youth violence. It’s going to take all of us working together to try and dissuade people from using this kind of violence.

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