off-putting


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Related to off-putting: reassuring, presumptuous, innumerable, foregone, gangly, diligently, unequivocally
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causing annoyance or repugnance

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tending to repel

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While the process parameter changes that CGI requires may seem rather off-putting, consider this: Woodruff says that by using CGI for an engine block the mass can be reduced by 22%.
Despite the high quality of much of the writing, this could have been a very dull and off-putting volume with so much crammed into one publication; but the exuberant graphic design and lavish illustrations make you want to read it--if not cover to cover then through frequent and rewarding excursions; 'The Book as a City', perhaps.
The title may be off-putting, but for a readable, user-friendly guide to the infamous 2002 legislation, it might be hard to do much better.
His cold-blooded utilitarianism is jarring at times, even off-putting, although he remains true to his nature.
I find some vibrators off-putting and get embarrassed browsing in sex shops.
Some analysts warned however that the high book price on the shares may be slightly off-putting due to the range of options for airline investors.
Samoa have a strong line-up and will enjoy massive support in Wellington, but their lack of competitive action this year is off-putting.
By that I mean anything but flirting or wearing low-cut tops or short skirts, any of which can be juvenile, off-putting and counter-productive.
I also think that the name Think Tank is off-putting as well as poorsignposting for cars from the Digbeth area and why not give a discount on entry to Think Tank/ IMAX on production of the parking ticket?
We enjoy eating out but find it very off-putting to be confronted with the mounds of food that are put in front of us these days.
Thus, although the title of the section on folk custom and games is off-putting, the evidence it contains represents an important part of the current study of drama.
The South Wales accent is even more off-putting than the currently fashionable ``glottal estuary'' English, which is saying something.
Northumberland Rural Stress Initiative says many rural people are not aware of their financial entitlements or find the paperwork and proof of income requirements off-putting.
Accurate pronunciation of this Sanskrit title is even more off-putting for English speakers.
Beyond this attitude, however, which I initially found somewhat off-putting, Schwartz has taken a challenging subject and crafted an eminently readable analysis of it.