Definition of Disarming

1. Noun. Act of reducing or depriving of arms. "The disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete"

Exact synonyms: Disarmament
Generic synonyms: Demobilisation, Demobilization
Antonyms: Armament, Arming
Derivative terms: Disarm, Disarm, Disarm, Disarm



2. Adjective. Capable of allaying hostility.

Definition of Disarming

1. Verb. (present participle of disarm) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disarming

1. disarm [v] - See also: disarm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disarming

disapprovers
disapproves
disapproving
disapprovingly
disard
disards
disarm
disarmament
disarmaments
disarmature
disarmed
disarmer
disarmers
disarmest
disarmeth
disarming (current term)
disarmingly
disarmoured
disarms
disarrange
disarranged
disarrangement
disarrangements
disarranges
disarranging
disarray
disarrayed
disarraying
disarrayment
disarrays

Literary usage of Disarming

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"Wade reported (December 10, 1724) that the disarming Act of 1716 had failed in ... Wade therefore recommended (April, 1725) that the disarming of the clans ..."

2. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"THE disarming OF ULSTER. Speech delivered in the Irish House of Commons, March, 1797. [The Lord Lieutenant desired Parliament to assent to his order fa the ..."

3. The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century by James Anthony Froude (1873)
"admitted a peculiar insolence in the Catholic attitude ; and the necessity of listening to the demand for the disarming Act became apparent at last even at ..."

4. The Speeches of the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran by John Philpot Curran (1855)
"Debates, vol. xv., pp. 530—4. 23 persons voted for the address; 125 against it. disarming OF ULSTER. March 20th, 1797. CURRAN spoke on the 27th of February ..."

5. New English and Italian Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary by John Millhouse, Ferdinando Bracciforti (1889)
"... tm. disarming f Disarmare, va. i. lo disarm; ... -a, a. disarmed, defenceless Disarmo, em. disarming; (mar. ..."

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