Offputting

off-putting

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

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

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

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off-putting
1578, "procrastinating," from off + put. Meaning "creating an unfavorable impression" is first recorded 1894.
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