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Definition of Disconcerting


  1. of Disconcert

Disconcerting Quotations

In the nearer term, I think various developments in biotechnology and synthetic biology are quite disconcerting. We are gaining the ability to create designer pathogens, and there are these blueprints of various disease organisms that are in the public domain - you can download the gene sequence for smallpox or the 1918 flu virus from the Internet.
Nick Bostrom

There's something dangerous about what's funny. Jarring and disconcerting. There is a connection between funny and scary.
Christopher Walken

You cannot raise the standard against oppression, or leap into the breach to relieve injustice, and still keep an open mind to every disconcerting fact, or an open ear to the cold voice of doubt.
Learned Hand

It's a bit disconcerting being treated like Madonna.
Rowan Atkinson

To the Parisians, and especially to the children, all Americans are now 'heros du cinema.' This is particularly disconcerting to sensitive war correspondents, if any, aware, as they are, that these innocent thanks belong to those American combat troops who won the beachhead and then made the breakthrough. There are few such men in Paris.
A. J. Liebling
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Disconcerting Translations

disconcerting in French is ennuyeuse
disconcerting in German is verdutzend, peinlich
disconcerting in Italian is spiacevole
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