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tr.v. dis·con·cert·ed, dis·con·cert·ing, dis·con·certs
1. To cause to lose composure; embarrass or confuse: He was disconcerted by the teacher's angry tone. See Synonyms at embarrass.
2. To frustrate (plans, for example) by throwing into disorder; disarrange.
[Obsolete French disconcerter, from Old French desconcerter : des-, dis- + concerter, to bring into agreement (from Old Italian concertare; see concert).]
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causing a feeling of disturbance, embarrassment, or confusion; perturbing; worrying
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|Adj.||1.||disconcerting - causing an emotional disturbance; "his disconcerting habit of greeting friends ferociously and strangers charmingly"- Herb Caen; "an upsetting experience"|
displeasing - causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities
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adjective disturbing, upsetting, alarming, confusing, embarrassing, awkward, distracting, dismaying, baffling, bewildering, perplexing, off-putting (Brit. informal), bothersome He has a disconcerting habit of staring at you when he talks to you.
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disconcerting[ˌdɪskənˈsɜːtɪŋ] ADJ → desconcertante
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disconcerting[ˌdɪskənˈsɜːrtɪŋ] adj (= unsettling) [experience, habit] → déconcertant(e)
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adj → beunruhigend
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disconcerting[ˌdɪskənˈsɜːtɪŋ] adj → sconcertante
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