- removing or capable of removing hostility, suspicion, etc., as by being charming: a disarming smile.
Origin of disarming
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winning, engaging, winsome.
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Examples from the Web for disarmingly
The conversation is intense, but always friendly—Bartiromo is disarmingly polite in person.He Bullies Kids and Calls It News
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Their phones do work, and are operated by a disarmingly well-mannered host or hostess.Inside London’s Hottest Celebrity Haunt—But How Long Will Chiltern Firehouse Burn?
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Michel's newspaper colleagues remember him as a disarmingly friendly, slightly nerdy, not especially conservative.Bush's Ghostwriter
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Instead, this delightful, disarmingly genuine woman climbed up on that stage and turned the world into her cheerleader.Deadly Good Looks?
April 23, 2009
Mr. Mix allowed his mouth to widen in a smile which was disarmingly benevolent.Rope
Hesitating there, hat in hand, his manners were disarmingly frank.The Little Red Chimney
Mary Finley Leonard
Indeed, the glance which met his own seemed to Orme to be disarmingly good-natured.The Girl and The Bill
Even so, the relation between the soul and the gland was absolutely unintelligible, as Descartes disarmingly confessed.Theodicy
G. W. Leibniz
Mrs. Richards met this information with a disarmingly bland smile.The Blood Red Dawn
Charles Caldwell Dobie
- tending to neutralize or counteract hostility, suspicion, etc
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