unstartling

adjective

un·​star·​tling
ˌən-ˈstärt-liŋ,
-ˈstär-tᵊl-iŋ How to pronounce unstartling (audio)
: not causing surprise : not startling
an unstartling observation
unstartlingly adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1729, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unstartling was in 1729

Dictionary Entries Near unstartling

Cite this Entry

“Unstartling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unstartling. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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