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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.

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Origin of disarming

First recorded in 1540–50; disarm + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM disarming

dis·arm·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for disarming

disarming
/ (dɪsˈɑːmɪŋ) /

adjective

tending to neutralize or counteract hostility, suspicion, etc

Derived forms of disarming

disarmingly, adverb
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