Adjective "disquieting" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Inducing feelings of anxiety or worry.
  1. 'Similarly, it's hard to think of another artist whose between-song demeanour contrasts so dramatically with the disquieting manner of her songs.'
  2. 'The danger when you edit something too severely is that it no longer makes sense; worse still, it leaves people with the disquieting impression that something is being hidden.'
  3. 'It's a disquieting, impressive exhibit, and so thoroughly creepy that afterwards, we REALLY needed a drink.'
  4. 'A whistle-stop tour of the world makes disquieting reading.'
  5. 'Not going anywhere roots you, but also forces inward any sense of strangeness you might carry and keeps it at a disquieting distance from the apparent realities of your life.'
  6. 'Although I am unsure as to why Pule's pieces are so violent looking it has to be said that the disquieting imagery of the blood red clouds make his pieces the most powerful in the exhibition.'
  7. 'Last weekend in particular there were disquieting reports in several newspapers of a rift opening up between the British and Irish governments.'
  8. 'It is an account in which pain and laughter, happiness and despair come together in a disquieting mix through which a strange and lovely child strides and screams, locked into his own unreachable world.'
  9. 'He also notes that most Nationalists are seemingly oblivious to the disquieting effects their particular pitch for unification has on Unionists at large.'
  10. 'For these folks. triumph is disquieting and unseemly, especially when it is personified by a middle-aged white male who is not ashamed of it.'


1. causing anxiety or uneasiness; disturbing: disquieting news.

More examples(as adjective)

"types can be disquieting."

"things can be disquieting."

"pictures can be disquieting."

"thoughts can be disquieting."

"signs can be disquieting."

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