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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.
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disarming

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

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

disarming

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

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

adjentwaffnend
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disarming

[dɪsˈɑːmɪŋ] adj (smile) → disarmante
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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
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