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disconcerting
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War and Peace
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  • Pierre was still afraid that this officer might inadvertently say something disconcerting to himself.
  • "Heavens! what a virulent attack!" replied the prince, not in the least disconcerted by this reception.
  • It seemed to Pierre that even the prince was disconcerted.
  • Princess Mary really was disconcerted and red patches came on her face when they went in.
  • The sight of the discomposure of that old man of the world touched Pierre: he looked at Helene and she too seemed disconcerted, and her look seemed to say: "Well, it is your own fault."
  • Everything was right and everything was as it should be: only one thing disconcerted Prince Andrew.
  • The count was so disconcerted by this long-foreseen inquiry that without consideration he gave the first reply that came into his head.
  • Now this world disconcerted him no longer and was no longer alien to him, but he himself having entered it found in it a new enjoyment.
  • Pierre seemed disconcerted and embarrassed.
  • Dron was disconcerted, glanced furtively at Alpatych and again lowered his eyes.
  • Nicholas replied that he could not go back on his word, and his father, sighing and evidently disconcerted, very soon became silent and went in to the countess.
  • In Natasha Prince Andrew was conscious of a strange world completely alien to him and brimful of joys unknown to him, a different world, that in the Otradnoe avenue and at the window that moonlight night had already begun to disconcert him.
  • The absence of citizens and of a deputation, and even the burning of Moscow, did not disconcert him.
  • Natasha would have had no doubt as to the greatness of Pierre’s idea, but one thing disconcerted her.
  • The countess glanced at her daughter, saw her face full of shame for her mother, saw her agitation, and understood why her husband did not turn to look at her now, and she glanced round quite disconcerted.

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  • It was disconcerting to realize the experts don’t really understand what is going on either.
  • Changing teachers in the middle of the semester was disconcerting.

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