Some of these “religions” have beliefs and practices that border on the bizarre and disturbing.
Indeed, they take place from Sorrento to Venice with disturbing frequency.
disturbing, twisted, and strangely beautiful, this Alex Proyas masterpiece is a hard film to categorize.
In her debut novel, Anna North shows us a disturbing vision of the future that is disturbingly similar to our present.
But perhaps the most disturbing note came at the end, when Elahi reminded us of the life-long damage that victims suffer.
Such books, and France's "Isle of Penguins," are not disturbing as bed-books.
The sea-dragon cried: “Who is disturbing me here in my own kingdom?”
Their corpses, interspersed here and there in the series of the cells, are disturbing causes, which it is wise to eliminate.
But his iron will prevented that suffering from disturbing the equanimity of his mind.
More than that, he hoped that it never would come back, for it might be disturbing to his solitudes.
c.1300, "to stop or hinder," from Old French destorber (Old North French distourber) and directly from Latin disturbare "throw into disorder," from dis- "completely" (see dis-) + turbare "to disorder, disturb," from turba "turmoil" (see turbid).
Meaning "to frighten" is late 13c.; that of "to stir up, agitate" is c.1300. Related: Disturbed; disturbing; disturbingly. Middle English also had distourbler (n.) "one who disturbs or incites" (late 14c.).