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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. causing distress or worry or anxiety;
- Example: "distressing (or disturbing) news"
- Example: "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"
- Example: "a disturbing amount of crime"
- Example: "a revelation that was most perturbing"
- Example: "a new and troubling thought"
- Example: "in a particularly worrisome predicament"
- Example: "a worrying situation"
- Example: "a worrying time"
[syn: distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

perturbing adj 1: causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time" [syn: distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

63 Moby Thesaurus words for "perturbing": agitating, baffling, bewildering, bothering, breathtaking, charged, cliff-hanging, confounding, confusing, discomposing, disconcerting, dismaying, disquieting, distracting, disturbing, electric, embarrassing, enigmatic, exciting, exhilarating, galvanic, heady, heart-expanding, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, impressive, inflammatory, intoxicating, intricate, jarring, jolting, maddening, mind-blowing, moving, mysterious, mystifying, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, perplexing, piquant, problematic, provocative, provoking, puzzling, ravishing, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, stimulating, stimulative, stirring, striking, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, telling, thrilling, thrilly, troubling, unsettling, upsetting