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DictionaryData from Oxford LanguagesLook it upWe couldn't find a definition. Try searching the web fordis·con·cert·ing[ˌdiskənˈsərdiNG]✕PlayADJECTIVEdisconcerting (adjective)
dis·con·cert[ˌdiskənˈsərt]✕PlayVERBdisconcerting (present participle)
- causing one to feel unsettled:"he had a disconcerting habit of offering jobs to people he met at dinner parties"
ORIGINmid 17th century (in the sense ‘upset the progress of’): from Spanish desconcertar, from des- (compare dis-) + concertar ‘arrange, agree’.Translate disconcerting toNo translation found.Your Recent SearchesWords you've searched will appear here
- disturb the composure of; unsettle:"the abrupt change of subject disconcerted her"SIMILAR:throw/catch off balancetake abackput out of countenancetake by surprisestop someone in their tracksput someone off (their stroke/stride)cause to be at a stand
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