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disconcerting 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˌdiskənˈsərtiNG/,
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Causing one to feel unsettled,
  1. Causing one to feel unsettled
    • - he had a disconcerting habit of offering jobs to people he met at dinner parties

  1. causing an emotional disturbance; "his disconcerting habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers charmingly"- Herb Caen; "an upsetting experience"
  2. (disconcertingly) in a disturbing or embarrassing manner; "he drank some sherry, his eyes disconcertingly keen as he watched her"
  3. Tending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm; unsettling; troubling; upsetting
  4. Ominous? As alien a pair of words as I can think of to describe Manhattan's skyscrapers. And consider, the tallest skyscrapers in Sanborn's New York were ten stories high! ...