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disturbing

adjective uk   /dɪˈstɜː.bɪŋ/ us    /-ˈstɝː-/
C2 making you feel worried or upset: The article described the latest crime figures as "disturbing". The following programme contains scenes that may be disturbing to some viewers.
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disturbingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Pollution has reached disturbingly high levels in some urban areas.
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