disarming

[ dis-ahr-ming ]
/ dɪsˈɑr mɪŋ /
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adjective

removing or capable of removing hostility, suspicion, etc., as by being charming: a disarming smile.

Nearby words

  1. disapproval,
  2. disapprove,
  3. disapproving,
  4. disarm,
  5. disarmament,
  6. disarmingly,
  7. disarrange,
  8. disarray,
  9. disarticulate,
  10. disarticulation

Origin of disarming

First recorded in 1540–50; disarm + -ing2

SYNONYMS FOR disarming
Related formsdis·arm·ing·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for disarmingly

disarming

/ (dɪsˈɑːmɪŋ) /

adjective

tending to neutralize or counteract hostility, suspicion, etc
Derived Formsdisarmingly, adverb

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