disconcertingly disconcertingly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a disturbing or embarrassing manner

Usage(s):

  1. Long before making a name for himself as a director with his disconcertingly dark vision and cryptic storytelling style, the 61-year-old Lynch was an artist.
  2. It looks disconcertingly like a face from above, but this formation in Alberta, Canada is entirely natural.
  3. A charming little waitress takes your order, which is disconcertingly delivered by staffers shorter than the tabletop.

News

  • Oh Noho! Buyers Seizing Pricey Units at 36 Bleecker Street

    At least there are penthouses left! Despite its infelicitous name—the Schumacher sounds disconcertingly like something one buys at a medical supply store—the handsome condo conversion at 36 Bleecker Street has had a very successful debut since coming on the market last month. (It's not quite as luxe, but the development's strong performance right out of the gate reminds us of a certain condo ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

Quotes

  • "For an organization that has come to rely heavily on words and symbolism, NATO issued a disconcertingly evasive communiqué at its emergency meeting on Georgia," journalist Vladimir Socor wrote. "The first mention of Russia appears only in...
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Vladimir Socor Source: Socialist Worker Online

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