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disturbingadjective

uk   /dɪˈstɜː.bɪŋ/  us   /dɪˈstɝː.bɪŋ/
C2 making you ​feelworried or ​upset: The ​articledescribed the ​latestcrimefigures as "disturbing". The ​followingprogrammecontainsscenes that may be disturbing to some ​viewers.

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disturbingly
adverb uk   /dɪˈstɜː.bɪŋ.li/  us   /dɪˈstɝː.bɪŋ.li/
Pollution has ​reached disturbingly high ​levels in some ​urbanareas.
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