causing mental trouble or anguish; upsetting

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  • disquieting — index ominous, sinister, unsatisfactory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disquieting — [adj] upsetting annoying, bothersome, disconcerting, distressing, disturbing, irritating, perplexing, perturbing, troublesome, troubling, unnerving, unsettling, vexing, worrying; concept 529 Ant. calming, pleasing, settling, soothing …   New thesaurus

  • Disquieting — Disquiet Dis*qui et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disquieted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disquieting}.] To render unquiet; to deprive of peace, rest, or tranquility; to make uneasy or restless; to disturb. [1913 Webster] Why art thou cast down, O my soul, and why …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disquieting — disquietingly, adv. /dis kwuy i ting/, adj. causing anxiety or uneasiness; disturbing: disquieting news. [1570 80; DISQUIET + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • disquieting — dis|qui|et|ing [dısˈkwaıətıŋ] adj formal causing anxiety ▪ He found Jean s manner disquieting …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • disquieting — disquiet ► NOUN ▪ a feeling of anxiety. ► VERB ▪ make anxious. DERIVATIVES disquieting adjective disquietude noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disquieting — adjective causing mental discomfort the disquieting sounds of nearby gunfire • Similar to: ↑uncomfortable …   Useful english dictionary

  • disquieting — adjective see disquiet I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disquieting — Synonyms and related words: agitating, alarming, annoying, awing, bothersome, breathtaking, chafing, charged, chilling, cliff hanging, daunting, deterrent, deterring, disconcerting, discouraging, disheartening, dismaying, distracting, distressful …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disquieting — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. disturbing, troubling, disconcerting; see disturbing . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Troubling to the mind or emotions: disruptive, distressful, distressing, disturbing, intrusive, perturbing, troublesome,… …   English dictionary for students

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