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Synonyms for disturbing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying(adj)

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

How to use disturbing in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Weiser:

    Our children are our country's future, and we as a society need to recognize when they are in trouble. This disturbing trend should be a wake-up call that mental health services, injury prevention, gun safety and ongoing efforts to improve car and driver safety need support, attention, and financial resources, our investments now as a society will be paid back handsomely when our children grow up to be healthy, productive adults.

  2. Superintendent Eddie Johnson late Monday:

    Here’s what’s even more disturbing, more than the fact that they did this, there were so many people that saw it and didn’t pick up the phone to dial 911, that’s not right. It’s just not right.

  3. Quebecs Covid-19:

    For politicians who have been preaching to us to restrict our activities, to restrict our social gatherings, to see our elderly loved ones through iPad and glass windows, for them to then ignore the sacrifice of others for their personal pleasure,( it) is hard to articulate how deeply disturbing that is, it truly feels like an insult.

  4. Dan Donovan:

    Right now, a few clicks on a computer can allow a predator to order a vile child sex doll. This is not only disturbing – but also endangers the most innocent among us, once an abuser tires of practicing on a doll, it’s a small step to move on to a child.

  5. John Cohen:

    Its disturbing - particularly in light of the fact that the concerns raised by the whistleblower have for the most part been validated by witnesses with first hand knowledge.

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