unstartling

unstartling

(ʌnˈstɑːtlɪŋ)
adj
not startling
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The unstartling insight is that once we're "comfortable," further income is often largely dedicated to competing with the material possessions of other well-off people.
In fact, we journey through some unstartling terrain, such as the account of the development of absolute music in the section "From Mimesis to Transcendence" (pp.
And in prison, Tanya's social whirl continues with visits from Jack and Max (not together) and an unstartling revelation about the hit and run.
I offer these unstartling examples of journalism because nowadays the art of fair comment reporting seems only to be seen in rare instances.
I wonder how much of the taxpayers' money went into this unstartling discovery.
Justice (then Judge) Ruth Bader Ginsburg pointed to "the general, unstartling statement made in a leading treatise: 'The Uniform Commercial Code is not uniform.
After all, Gallo has designed ``The Brown Bunny'' in a way that enables, perhaps even demands, each viewer's mind to wander to its own interpretation as the film rolls toward its unstartling revelation about what's really eating biker Bud.
Typical is the unstartling, but often overlooked observation, that the mainstream study of work largely ignores unpaid labour, a huge area, which if paid for, would overwhelm the total value of paid work.
It's an unstartling array of indie-rocking anthems that occasionally err towards the plodding and/or grandiose but in my mind's eye I can see a bar at chucking out time full of arms-around-shoulders blokes singing along.
Another analyst said: "Overall the results are unstartling, but a marked improvement, with things starting to come together.
Not surprisingly, these places occur along the chronological route: well-mapped places with a strong linear history, around which Cunliffe has spun a convincing if unstartling yarn.
The other offerings from those in the know are also fairly unstartling.