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disconcerting
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
disrupt composure — such as to confuse or worry
  • When he tried to match himself with the experts of the clinic or with their professional friends, he was even more uncomfortable than he had been under the disconcerting scorn of Dr. Hesselink of Groningen.
    Chapter 25 (38% in)
  • It was disconcerting to Martin that she should seem to think that she was a superior person quite as much as himself, but he was even more disconcerted when she bubbled: "At the same time, Martin, one does have to be practical, doesn't one!
    Chapter 3 (47% in)
  • It was disconcerting to Martin that she should seem to think that she was a superior person quite as much as himself, but he was even more disconcerted when she bubbled: "At the same time, Martin, one does have to be practical, doesn't one!
    Chapter 3 (47% in)

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