disconcertingly

All Adverb
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  • The large brown eyes that the child turned upon her were disconcertingly familiar. Cited from Calvary Alley, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • But what can I say when the primary address was so disconcertingly to the ear? Cited from On the Stairs, by Henry B. Fuller
  • She sat waiting, her eyes disconcertingly fixed upon the other woman's flushed face. Cited from Port of Adventure, by Charles N. Williamson and Alice M. Williamson
  • She looked at him over her glasses disconcertingly, and he could think of no reply. Cited from A Hoosier Chronicle, by Meredith Nicholson
  • Although well on the wrong side of seventy, his eyes were still disconcertingly bright. Cited from A Voyage to Arcturus, by David Lindsay
  • And it was because the guests seemed so disconcertingly pleased to see her. Cited from Christopher and Columbus, by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  • Although her greeting was disconcertingly cold, he fell into step beside her. Cited from Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man, Marie Conway Oemler
  • His dark blue eyes were disconcertingly clear and direct. Cited from The Heart of the Desert, by Honore' Willsie Morrow
  • "Now what about us?" she said disconcertingly, leaning back in his arms. Cited from Planet of the Damned, by Harry Harrison
  • He was so terribly strong, so disconcertingly absolute in his demands upon her. Cited from Greatheart, by Ethel M. Dell
  • These were thought obscure only because they were so disconcertingly penetrating and direct. Cited from The Life of Reason, by George Santayana
  • The people are disconcertingly like English, especially the girls and children -- fair and big and healthy looking. Cited from With Rimington, by L. March Phillipps
  • I hoped that he would not remember me, but, like many great men, he had a disconcertingly good memory for faces. Cited from The Ghost, by Arnold Bennett
  • In her conversations with me the Queen was at times almost disconcertingly frank. Cited from The New Frontiers of Freedom from the Alps to the ?gean, by Powell
  • Disconcertingly from an upper window the Older Man's face beamed suddenly down upon him. Cited from Little Eve Edgarton, by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • Even now, over forty years after its initial publication, the themes of this novel are disconcertingly relevant.
  • He compromised with the conscience that her memory kept so disconcertingly active. Cited from Captain Blood, by Rafael Sabatini
  • He moved at length, moved suddenly and disconcertingly, freeing one hand to turn her face quietly upwards. Cited from The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He had not changed, but he had developed so far that to Ishmael he seemed disconcertingly altered. Cited from Secret Bread, by F. Tennyson Jesse
  • Again the lifted lantern light flashed disconcertingly across his face and shoulders. Cited from Little Eve Edgarton, by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
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Meaning of disconcertingly

  • adverb In a disturbing or embarrassing manner
    he drank some sherry, his eyes disconcertingly keen as he watched her