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disarming

adjective

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2 likely or intended to win one's affection
  • there's a disarming lack of pretension about the girl

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disarming

verb
present participle of disarm

Synonyms & Antonyms of disarming (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to reduce the size and strength of the armed forces of
  • the defeated nation was disarmed so that it would never again be a threat to international order

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The first known use of disarming was in 1839

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“Disarming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disarming. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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