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Princeton's WordNet

  1. off-puttingadjective

    causing annoyance or repugnance

    "an off-putting remark"

    appealing, pleasing

  2. off-puttingadjective

    tending to repel

    "The trappings of upper-class life are off-putting and sterile"- Elizabeth Hess

    appealing, pleasing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "off-putting":

    disconcerting, repulsive, unpleasant, distasteful, dissuasive

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How to use off-putting in a sentence?

  1. Janet Hoek:

    If tobacco packages are no longer glamorous or appealing, but are instead unattractive and off-putting, fewer young people will be tempted.

  2. Justin Paperny:

    Don't pay for services, like paying someone to do your job. Are you so lazy you can not do your prison job ? That is incredibly off-putting to those who will do it, i got a call six months ago from a woman whose husband is serving time in a medium security prison who cut in line.

  3. William S. Burroughs:

    Writing prejudicial, off-putting reviews is a precise exercise in applied black magic. The reviewer can draw free-floating disagreeable associations to a book by implying that the book is completely unimportant without saying exactly why, and carefully avoiding any clear images that could capture the reader's full attention.

  4. Jamie Allen:

    The usual cycle is that investors come along, make recommendations, and the mere fact that it's done publicly often is very off-putting to boards, so their initial reaction is to be very defensive and to react against them, but if the idea is a good one, then quite often the company will start taking them seriously.

  5. Paul Hokemeyer:

    Perfect people are annoying and off-putting. We connect with people through their cracks. It's what makes them human and, ultimately, attractive.

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