HyperDic: off-putting

English > 2 senses of the word off-putting:
ADJECTIVEalloff-puttingcausing annoyance or repugnance
alloff-puttingtending to repel
English > off-putting: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCausing annoyance or repugnance.
Example"an off-putting remark"
BroaderdispleasingCausing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities
English > off-putting: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtending to repel.
Example"The trappings of upper-class life are off-putting and sterile"- Elizabeth Hess
Broaderunappealingnot able to attract favorable attention

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