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disturbing

[dih-stur-bing] /dɪˈstɜr bɪŋ/
adjective
1.
upsetting or disquieting; dismaying:
a disturbing increase in the crime rate.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; disturb + -ing2
Related forms
disturbingly, adverb
nondisturbing, adjective
undisturbing, adjective
undisturbingly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for disturbingly

disturbing

/dɪˈstɜːbɪŋ/
adjective
1.
tending to upset or agitate; troubling; worrying
Derived Forms
disturbingly, adverb
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