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disconcerting
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Anna Karenina
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  • The prince went up to her, and Kitty detected that disconcerting gleam of irony in his eyes.
  • The grass was short close to the road, and Levin, who had not done any mowing for a long while, and was disconcerted by the eyes fastened upon him, cut badly for the first moments, though he swung his scythe vigorously.
  • But the fact that Sergey Ivanovitch and the princess seemed anxious to get rid of him did not in the least disconcert Stepan Arkadyevitch.
  • This disconcerted him.
  • Anna noticed Dolly’s expression, and was disconcerted by it.
  • Anna was disconcerted by the intent look of inquiry Dolly fixed upon her.
  • In these unfamiliar surroundings he was puzzled and disconcerted, and could not get his bearings.
  • Every time Levin tried to penetrate beyond the outer chambers of Sviazhsky’s mind, which were hospitably open to all, he noticed that Sviazhsky was slightly disconcerted; faint signs of alarm were visible in his eyes, as though he were afraid Levin would understand him, and he would give him a kindly, good-humored repulse.
  • Whether there was something exceptional in Levin’s face, or that Vassenka was himself conscious that ce petit brin de cour he was making was out of place in this family, but he was somewhat (as much as a young man in society can be) disconcerted at Levin’s entrance.
  • It is far simpler and easier," she added, looking at Oblonsky with the same encouraging smile with which at court she encouraged youthful maids of honor, disconcerted by the new surroundings of the court.

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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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