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Definition of "disquieting" []

  • Causing mental trouble or anguish; upsetting; making uneasy (adjective)
  • Present participle of disquiet. (verb)

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Use "disquieting" in a sentence
  • "What makes these strange smiles of Spitzer's so disquieting is the realization that they're glimpses of Irwin -- Spitzer's raging inner prosecutor -- taking fiendish pleasure in having chopped down another case of hubris."
  • "Intensive learning, or taking on a brand new skill are often arduous experiences because they require us to give up a measure of our belonging and to exist in disquieting limbo while we master the skill or discipline in question."
  • "Perhaps even more disquieting is some evidence just now being published that suggests that the holding of a good job at a good salary is correlated much more with academic credentials than with ability and performance."