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dis·turb·ing

disturbing

 
pronunciation:
dih stuhr bihng
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part of speech: adjective
definition: causing one to be disturbed; upsetting; unsettling.
The increase in the number of cases of this incurable disease is quite disturbing.She didn't wish her child to see the disturbing photographs of the bombing victims.These issues are disturbing, but they must be faced.
synonyms:
distressing, upsetting
antonyms:
calming, calming, soothing
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