[awf-poot-ing, of-]
provoking uneasiness, dislike, annoyance, or repugnance; disturbing or disagreeable.

1820–30; off + putting, after verb phrase put off

off-puttingly, adverb Unabridged
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informal (Brit) disconcerting or disturbing

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Word Origin & History

1578, "procrastinating," from off + put. Meaning "creating an unfavorable impression" is first recorded 1894.
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Example sentences
Initially, the shoe's firm ride was a little off-putting.
Initially, scientists found the big bang's miraculous implications off-putting.
And so, the online realm may continue to be off-putting to those indigenes who
  have not developed trust for computers.
There's still something off-putting about wearing your video monitor.
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