: tending to remove any feelings of unfriendliness or distrust

Full Definition of DISARMING

:  allaying criticism or hostility :  ingratiating <a disarming smile>
dis·arm·ing·ly \-ˈär-miŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of DISARMING

  1. We were all charmed by his disarming openness and modesty.
  2. <a thoroughly disarming little rascal who can talk his way out of any trouble>

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