Definition of disquieting in English:


Line breaks: dis|quiet|ing
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈkwʌɪətɪŋ


Inducing feelings of anxiety or worry: he found Jean’s gaze disquieting
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  • Once inside, he experiences a series of disquieting encounters, culminating in a hideous banquet.
  • This is a disquieting book with a disturbing message.
  • A disquieting and disturbing aspect of the case was that the accused had become an arrestee, detainee and confessor of a crime before he was a suspect.



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  • The end result is still disquietingly in-your-face.
  • This is being felt by almost all countries disquietingly.
  • And there is a disquietingly squeamish quality about them.

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