adverb see disconcert

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • disconcertingly — adv. Disconcertingly is used with these adjectives: ↑direct …   Collocations dictionary

  • disconcertingly — adverb in a disturbing or embarrassing manner (Freq. 1) he drank some sherry, his eyes disconcertingly keen as he watched her • Derived from adjective: ↑disconcerting …   Useful english dictionary

  • disconcertingly — See disconcert. * * * …   Universalium

  • disconcertingly — adverb /ˌdɪskənˈsɜːtɪŋli,ˌdɪskənˈsɝtɪŋli/ In a disconcerting manner; upsettingly …   Wiktionary

  • disconcertingly — adv. disturbingly, in a perturbing manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disconcertingly — dis·con·cert·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • disconcertingly — See: disconcerting …   English dictionary

  • disconcerting — [[t]dɪ̱skənsɜ͟ː(r)tɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that something is disconcerting, you mean that it makes you feel anxious, confused, or embarrassed. The reception desk is not at street level, which is a little disconcerting. Syn: disturbing… …   English dictionary

  • ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …   Universalium

  • direct — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb 1 aim ADVERB ▪ mainly, mostly, primarily, principally ▪ Tax cuts have been directed primarily at the better off. ▪ His anger was mostly directed towards/toward Peter …   Collocations dictionary

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