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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
alarming, awing, awkward, baffling, bewildering, bothering, chilling, confounding, confusing, crushing, daunting, defeating, deterrent, deterring, discomposing, discouraging, disheartening, dismaying, disquieting, distracting, disturbing, embarrassing, enigmatic, fear-inspiring, fearful, fearsome, frightening, frightful, frustrating, humiliating, intricate, mortifying, mysterious, mystifying, overawing, perplexing, perturbing, problematic, puzzling, scaring, scary, startling, unsettling, upsetting
Dictionary Results for disconcerting:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
disconcerting
    adj 1: causing an emotional disturbance; "his disconcerting
           habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers
           charmingly"- Herb Caen; "an upsetting experience" [syn:
           disconcerting, upsetting]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Disconcert \Dis`con*cert"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disconcerted;
   p. pr. & vb. n. Disconcerting.] [Pref. dis- + concert: cf.
   OF. desconcerter, F. d['e]concerter.]
   1. To break up the harmonious progress of; to throw into
      disorder or confusion; as, the emperor disconcerted the
      plans of his enemy.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. To confuse the faculties of; to disturb the composure of;
      to discompose; to abash.
      [1913 Webster]

            The embrace disconcerted the daughter-in-law
            somewhat, as the caresses of old gentlemen unshorn
            and perfumed with tobacco might well do.
                                                  --Thackeray.

   Syn: To discompose; derange; ruffle; confuse; disturb;
        defeat; frustrate.
        [1913 Webster]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
disconcerting \disconcerting\ adj.
   hard to deal with; causing uncertainty or confusion about how
   to act or react.

   Syn: awkward, embarrassing, off-putting, sticky, tight,
        unenviable.
        [WordNet 1.5]

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