1. disturbing

adjective. ['dɪˈstɝːbɪŋ'] causing distress or worry or anxiety.


  • perturbing
  • distressful
  • worrisome
  • worrying
  • distressing
  • heavy


  • reassuring
  • good
  • effortless
  • nonpregnant

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Rhymes with Disturbing

  • perturbing
  • curbing

Sentences with disturbing

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Allow the leaves and pan to cool overnight without disturbing them.

2. Adjective
Because photographs sometimes show graphic or disturbing images, editors consider the consequences involved on a case-by-case basis.

Quotes about disturbing

1. Art is individualism, and individualism is a disturbing and disintegrating force.
- Oscar Wilde

2. Ontologically, chocolate raises profoundly disturbing questions: Does not chocolate offer natural revelation of the goodness of the Creator just as chilies disclose a divine sense of humor? Is the human born with an innate longing for chocolate? Does the notion of chocolate preclude the concept of free will?
- David Augsburger

3. Don't bite his face, Eleanor told herself. It's disturbing and needy and never happens in situation comedies or movies that end with big kisses.
- Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park