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Synonyms for disturbing
dis·turb·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worryingadjective

    causing distress or worry or anxiety

    "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"

    Synonyms:
    perturbing, unreassuring, worrying, deplorable, sorry, sad, lamentable, distressful, worrisome, troubling, distressing, pitiful

    Antonyms:
    light

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#5071sad
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#13075disturbing
#14061shocking
#14856grim
#17151worrying
#20864disruptive
#23144alarming
#23970irritating
#25814troubling
#26847troublesome
#27699uneasy
#31860ominous
#35891disrupting
#39813nagging
#40996pitiful
#41367unsettling
#42423distressing
#53315worrisome
#55032deplorable
#57101disconcerting
#71817unnerving
#93966disquieting
#95216lamentable
#136318perturbing
#262675distressful

How to use disturbing in a sentence?

  1. Gretchen Whitmer:

    The plots and threats against me, no matter how disturbing, could not deter me from doing everything I could to save as many lives as possible by listening to medical and health experts, to me, it is very simple: this had to be the priority.

  2. Michael Thomas/Getty Images:

    He has bullied me for so long that, at one point, I believed it was my fault. It's disturbing and disgusting to see things people have said online about what did I do. I did nothing. I never did anything to deserve something like this – no one could do anything to deserve something like this.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    Our policymakers just imagine that war can never reach us, the reality is you and I are in danger from this conflict. The people we love are in danger. It’s incredibly disturbing that this is happening.

  4. Ibrahim Hooper:

    We’re entering into the realm of the fascist now, it should be disturbing not only to American Muslims, but it should be disturbing to all Americans that the leading Republican presidential candidate would issue essentially a fascist statement like this.

  5. Ricky Adams:

    The synergy between our agents and criminalists to solve cold cases, especially those with an unidentified victim, is to be applauded, identifying the use of genetic genealogy as a tool and the work of Parabon and our internal genealogy specialist provided significant leads in this disturbing case. Baby Doe can now be properly laid to rest and his killer will be held accountable.


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