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Synonyms for disturbing

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Synonyms for disturbing

causing distress or worry or anxiety

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She lifted it, and made her apologies for disturbing the gentlemen over their wine, with the unaffected ease and grace of a highly-bred woman.
You understand that nothing is more disturbing than the upsetting of a preconceived idea.
Without disturbing anybody, Samuel and I got a couple of guns, and went all round the house and through the shrubbery.
For instance, the brain may activate adrenergic hormones primarily in response to brief, mildly arousing experiences such as reading disturbing words, thereby fortifying short-term memories of those experiences, he theorizes.
Designed to develop strategies and treat disturbing behaviors prior to use of psychoactive medications, the ATRA Dementia Practice Guideline serves as a consistent framework for therapists to use in treating the major categories of disturbing behaviors.
Despite magmatic, "barbarian," at times disturbing contents, the end result is thus one of surprisingly classical moderation.
Sheriff Alexander Pollock found him not guilty of the charges of disturbing the nest after Kinsley's solicitor argued there was insufficient evidence that an adult eagle had been in or near the nest at the time.
Q: What's so disturbing to people about exploitation films?
It can also result in unnecessary expenses in removing nontoxic mold or increased expenses disturbing mold through improper removal, similar to the early days of asbestos removal when non-friable asbestos was disturbed and removed rather than leaving it untouched or encapsulating it.
Instead of determining its polarization directly, and thereby disturbing it, she measures the relationship between the polarization angle of her mystery photon and that of a photon created in an EPR process.
Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJ) has signed a new long-term contract with Disturbing Tha Peace and IDJ recording artist Ludacris.
In its own way, Eddie Murphy's ``Haunted Mansion'' was, in fact, more disturbing than anything this snoozer has to offer.
For over ten years the 51-year-old Preston, a 1980 graduate of CalArts, has produced an astonishing body of beautiful, disturbing work.
Involving 40 scientists, the NASA-run experiment began in October, with the aim of assessing the chances of a northern ozone hole and explaining a disturbing erosion -- detected everywhere except the tropics -- of Earth's stratospheric-ozone layer.
NEW YORK -- When one of the world's most successful hip-hop artists enlists one of the world's most successful rock bands for their first performance together, the results can be explosive - as millions of fans will witness when Disturbing Tha Peace artist Ludacris and Island recording group Sum 41 join forces for the first time as musical guests on next week's (January 22nd) edition of NBC's Saturday Night Live, hosted by actor Paul Giamatti (Sideways).