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disconcert

verb [I or T]     /ˌdɪs.kənˈsɜːt/ US  /-ˈsɝːt/
to make someone feel suddenly uncertain and worried: The whole experience had disconcerted him.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset disconcerting     /-ˈsɜː.tɪŋ/ US  /-ˈsɝː.t̬ɪŋ/ adjective There was a disconcerting silence.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset disconcertingly     /-ˈsɜː.tɪŋ.li/ US  /-ˈsɝː.t̬ɪŋ.li/ adverb Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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