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disquieting

[ dis-kwahy-i-ting ]
/ dɪsˈkwaɪ ɪ tɪŋ /
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adjective

causing anxiety or uneasiness; disturbing: disquieting news.

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Origin of disquieting

First recorded in 1570–80; disquiet + -ing2
dis·qui·et·ing·ly, adverbself-dis·qui·et·ing, adjective
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