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  • adj. Tending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm; unsettling; troubling; upsetting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. hard to deal with; causing uncertainty or confusion about how to act or react.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. causing an emotional disturbance

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  • My adjectival use: 'The attack by the dog was a disconcerting experience.'

    August 22, 2011

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    November 26, 2010

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    July 22, 2009

  • It is disconcerting that Joel is trying to rap to the bartender at Nova in San Francisco right now.

    February 6, 2008