causing anxiety or uneasiness; disturbing: disquieting news.
- dis·qui·et·ing·ly, adverb
- self-dis·qui·et·ing, adjective
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How to use disquieting in a sentence
However, there was a more disquieting side to the Slavic god, as can be discerned from his association with the underworld and water – which also made Veles the deity of departed souls, magic, and trickery.
This raises the disquieting possibility that in our exuberant adoption of the power of digitization, we’ve missed a trick, lured on by new tools and riches.The Worrisome Rise of NFTs - Issue 112: Inspiration | Caleb Scharf | January 12, 2022 | Nautilus
It was disquieting in the extreme, like being placed inside a body I had no desire to occupy.Barack Obama’s summer reading pick ‘Intimacies’ is an unsettling novel about moral dilemmas | Ron Charles | July 13, 2021 | Washington Post
From there, Kitamura’s latest unravels in terms both disquieting and unexpected.
Certainly from the outside looking in, the visual evidence of the destruction wrought by Covid-19 is graphic and disquieting.Why the world must witness pictures of India’s mass Covid-19 cremations | Kamayani Sharma | May 21, 2021 | Vox
They had a party later on in Richmond with their friends, which I found at once happy but disquieting.
That is the question at the heart of this disquieting story from the most-talented E. Jean Carroll.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town | E. Jean Carroll | April 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The message is disquieting; the messengers are the ones we've been waiting for.Israelis and Palestinians: Getting Down To Business | Bernard Avishai | June 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Regardless, the symbiosis between the Democratic Party and Silicon Valley is, on a real level, disquieting.
“Cosmopolis,” the David Cronenberg film starring Robert Pattinson, is a disquieting look at a twisted Wall Street.In ‘Cosmopolis,’ Robert Pattinson Depicts Financial World Gone Mad | Alex Klein | August 22, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
And hence, possibly, arose the disquieting sensation that something was gathering, something that might take them unawares.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
This was a disquieting discovery, and Matt thought that if he could levant without being seen it would be well for him to do so.Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
Crane was in President Castle's office, and his demeanor was that of a man who has heard disquieting news.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
But before the ice was out of the river disquieting rumors began to breathe out of Higgins's Bridge.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
Charity's spirits flagged and disquieting thoughts stole back on her.Summer | Edith Wharton