disarming


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dis·arm·ing

 (dĭs-är′mĭng)
adj.
Tending to allay suspicion or hostility; winning favor or confidence: a disarming smile.

dis·arm′ing·ly adv.

disarming

(dɪsˈɑːmɪŋ)
adj
tending to neutralize or counteract hostility, suspicion, etc
disˈarmingly adv

dis•arm•ing

(dɪsˈɑr mɪŋ)

adj.
removing or capable of removing hostility, suspicion, etc., as by being charming: a disarming smile.
[1540–50]
dis•arm′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disarming - act of reducing or depriving of arms; "the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete"
demobilisation, demobilization - act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops; "demobilization of factories"; "immediate demobilization of the reserves"
arming, equipping, armament - the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
Adj.1.disarming - capable of allaying hostility
unprovocative, unprovoking - not provocative

disarming

adjective charming, winning, irresistible, persuasive, likable or likeable He approached with a disarming smile.
Translations
مُلَطِّف، مُلَيِّن
odzbrojující
heillandi
odzbrojujúci
düşmanca duyguları gideren/yatıştıran

disarming

[dɪsˈɑːmɪŋ] ADJ [smile] → que desarma, encantador; [modesty] → que desarma; [frankness] → apabullante

disarming

[ˌdɪsˈɑːrmɪŋ] adj [smile] → désarmant(e); [honesty, charm] → désarmant(e)

disarming

adjentwaffnend

disarming

[dɪsˈɑːmɪŋ] adj (smile) → disarmante

disarm

(disˈaːm) verb
1. to take away weapons from. He crept up from behind and managed to disarm the gunman.
2. to get rid of weapons of war. Not until peace was made did the victors consider it safe to disarm.
3. to make less hostile; to charm.
disˈarmament noun
the act of doing away with war-weapons.
disˈarming adjective
charming. a disarming smile.
disˈarmingly adverb
References in classic literature ?
He responded at once by presenting himself at her home with all his disarming naivete.
Happily, he soon succeeded in disarming his adversary, whose knife fell on the rock at their feet; and from this moment it became a fierce struggle who should cast the other over the dizzy height into a neighboring cavern of the falls.
The corners of her lips stirred quaintly; her animosity, especially when provoked by a personal attack upon herself, was always tinged by a sort of wistful humour of the most disarming kind.
There it was again--the same, familiar, disarming plausibility of Martin's, the old trick of making her seem to be the one in the wrong.
He had even yielded to her wish for a long engagement, since she had found the one disarming answer to his plea for haste.
But Raffles wagged away with his most charming and disarming smile; he was in old clothes, rather tattered and torn, and more than a little grimy as to the face and hands, but, on the surface, wonderfully little the worse for his experience.
I am disarming myself of my pistols, of which we have no further need, monseigneur.
With an unaffected vain-glory that had something disarming about it he held out the case before them all; it flew open at a touch and half-blinded them.
On his part, he told me much of his work and the people he worked among, the hiding priests and Jacobites, the Disarming Act, the dress, and many other curiosities of the time and place.
With his disarming simplicity he made me ob- serve, as if it were a matter of some consequence, how strange it was that he should have spent the morning indoors at all.
His usual discourses treated of trotting horses, wine-parties in expensive restaurants, and the merits of persons of easy virtue, with a disarming artlessness of outlook.
He was followed by Middleton, who joined him in seizing and disarming the girls.