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Synonyms of disturbing

Verb


1. disturb, upset, trouble, affect, impress, move, strike

usage: move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"

2. agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up, move, displace

usage: change the arrangement or position of

3. touch, disturb, change, alter, modify

usage: tamper with; "Don't touch my CDs!"

4. interrupt, disturb, act, move

usage: destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading"

5. disturb, damage

usage: damage as if by shaking or jarring; "Don't disturb the patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!"

Adjective


1. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying, heavy (vs. light)

usage: causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"

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