[ US /dɪsˈkwaɪətɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /dɪskwˈa‍ɪ‍ətɪŋ/ ]
  1. causing mental discomfort
    the disquieting sounds of nearby gunfire
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How To Use disquieting In A Sentence

  • If they do not quite give us that disquieting feel of folly, they admirably convey the look of the thing. The Times Literary Supplement
  • Jonathan Bailey as his sole protector and Nicholas Farrell as his clerical housemaster provide exemplary support in a play that stirs disquieting memories of adolescent angst. South Downs/The Browning Version – review
  • He smiles a hello, but his eyes only touch mine briefly, a disquieting sign.
  • The one genuinely disquieting moment is when a bear lollops across the road behind the cast.
  • For us, real marionettes, string marionettes, produced those moments of otherness, they created a spell, something very unnerving, disquieting.
  • It is disquieting to join the ranks of futurist thinkers, for many so-called experts have made forecasts that have turned out to be embarrassingly wrong.
  • He goes on: 'The viewer is left with that disquieting feeling. Times, Sunday Times
  • Non-classical literature is an unpleasant, disquieting literature which refuses to allow the sophisms of bourgeois complacency to go unchallenged.
  • And if at any time the charms of poetry transport him into any disquieting passions, he will quickly say to himself, as Homer very elegantly (considering the propension of that sex to listen after fables) says in his Necyia, or relation of the state of the dead, — Essays and Miscellanies
  • It must be the summer air that affects me with feelings almost as disquieting as they are refreshing. Andersen's Fairy Tales
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