disturbingly disturbingly  /dɪs ˈtɜr bɪŋ li/


  • (adv) in a disturbing manner


  1. Others are, perhaps even more disturbingly, left untouched.
  2. In fact, the perpetrators are a disturbingly diverse lot.
  3. Since the Chancellor first confronted the issue more than a decade ago, the consequences of climate change have become more disturbingly evident.


  1. The Latest In Adventurous Tastings? Prison Food

    Our fascination with prison food is usually limited to death row prisoners' elaborate last meal requests and urban legends about disturbingly low-grade meat. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

  2. Titus Young a bit more animated during today's court appearance

    Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young, jailed since May 11 and last seen publicly in a disturbingly silent, stoic appearance before a Superior Court Judge on May 24, seemed to be in much better spirits at another court appearance today, when the 11-count criminal case against him was continued until June 24.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press


  1. "The President's stubborn inflexibility is both unacceptable and disturbingly familiar," Obama told reporters. "It is wholly unreasonable to expect that American taxpayers would or should hand this Administration or any Administration a $700...
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. "Twenty four percent of students dropping out is not good news. In fact, any student dropping out of school is one too many, and the data reveal a disturbingly high dropout rate for Latinos and African Americans. But, the dropout rate itself is only...
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Jack O’Connell Source: San Mateo Daily Journal

  3. "I can say that the government will be investing $10-million over two years to address the disturbingly high number of missing and murdered aboriginal people," Mr. Nicholson said. "We will work with provinces, territories, aboriginal people...
    on Apr 21, 2010 By: Rob Nicholson Source: Globe and Mail

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /