Definition of Disconcerting

1. Adjective. Causing an emotional disturbance. "An upsetting experience"

Exact synonyms: Upsetting
Similar to: Displeasing



Definition of Disconcerting

1. Adjective. Tending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm; unsettling; troubling; upsetting. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disconcerting

1. disconcert [v] - See also: disconcert

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disconcerting

discomposing
discomposingly
discomposition
discomposure
discomposures
discompt
discompted
discompting
discompts
discomycete
discomycetous
disconcert
disconcerted
disconcertedly
disconcertedness
disconcerting
disconcertingly
disconcertion
disconcertment
disconcertments
disconcerts
disconfirm
disconfirmation
disconfirmations
disconfirmed
disconfirmed expectancy
disconfirming
disconfirms
disconformable
disconformities

Literary usage of Disconcerting

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1. The Diary and Letters of Gouverneur Morris: Minister of the United States to by Gouverneur Morris (1888)
"Treaty with France. Letter to Hamilton. Letter to James Leray. Jefferson elected President. Disconcerting proposition from Lafayette in regard to a loan. ..."

2. The Life of William Wilberforce by Robert Isaac Wilberforce, Samuel Wilberforce (1838)
"He was distinctly heard to the utmost limits of the crowd, and interrupted only by an express from Mr. Pitt, which without disconcerting him, enabled him ..."

3. History of the Wars of the French Revolution ...: Comprehending the Civil by Edward Baines (1855)
"Watch over the inferior agents with more strictness, and you will have produced the double effect of disconcerting the foreign enemy, and of strengthening ..."

4. A History of England: From the First Invasion by the Romans by John Lindgard (1827)
"... by superior numbers, continued daily to repeat his attacks, destroying their works, beating up their quarters, and disconcerting their operations. ..."

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