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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. act of reducing or depriving of arms;
- Example: "the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete"
[syn: disarming, disarmament]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. capable of allaying hostility;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Disarm \Dis*arm"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disarming; p. pr. & vb. n. Disarming.] [OE. desarmen, F. d['e]sarmer; pref. d['e]s- (L. dis-) + armer to arm. See Arm.] 1. To deprive of arms; to take away the weapons of; to deprive of the means of attack or defense; to render defenseless. [1913 Webster] Security disarms the best-appointed army. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] The proud was half disarmed of pride. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. To deprive of the means or the disposition to harm; to render harmless or innocuous; as, to disarm a man's wrath. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

disarming \disarming\ adj. 1. capable of allaying suspicion or hostility and inspiring confidence; as, a disarming smile. [WordNet 1.5] 2. capable of allaying hostility. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

disarming \disarming\ n. act of reducing or depriving of weapons. Syn: disarmament. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

disarming adj 1: capable of allaying hostility n 1: act of reducing or depriving of arms; "the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete" [syn: disarming, disarmament] [ant: armament, arming, equipping]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "disarming": bland, buttery, deferential, fair-spoken, fine-spoken, fulsome, glib, honey-mouthed, honey-tongued, ingratiating, insinuating, insinuative, oily, oily-tongued, saccharine, silken, silky, smooth, smooth-spoken, smooth-tongued, smug, soapy, soft-spoken, suave, suave-spoken, unctuous