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disturbing

adjective

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2 causing embarrassment
  • there was a disturbing silence as I struggled to remember her name

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4 marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings
  • a disturbing pause in the normally smooth operation of the machinery

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disturbing

verb
present participle of disturb

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The first known use of disturbing was in 1594

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“Disturbing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disturbing. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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