HyperDic: disturbing

English > 1 sense of the word disturbing:
ADJECTIVEalldisturbing, distressing, distressful, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worryingcausing distress or worry or anxiety
disturbing > pronunciation
Soundsdihster'bihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > disturbing: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCausing distress or worry or anxiety.
Examples
  • "distressing (or disturbing) news"
  • "a disturbing amount of crime"
Synonymsdistressing, distressful, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying
Broaderheavymarked by great psychological weight
Spanishdoloroso, inquietante, lamentable, penoso, perturbador, preocupante, triste
Catalandolorós, inquietant, lamentable, penós, preocupant, trist
Adverbsdisturbinglyin a disturbing manner

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