Example sentences for: disconcerting

How can you use “disconcerting” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It was a disconcerting experience, waiting to enter the theater to see One True Thing . The earlier screening was ending, and out came one woman after another with tears streaming down her face or eyes bloodshot from weeping.

  • This story of a long and stormy love affair between a fallen angel and a 19 th century French vintner is described alternately as having "a ferocious display of inventive power" ( Kirkus Reviews ) and as having "a disconcerting hollowness" (Richard Eder, the Los Angeles Times ). The critics agree on the flashes of brilliance in her writing; the disagreement is over how consistently Knox puts it all together.

  • It is understandable that Michel Vercambre would find it disconcerting to run into blue jaundice in his English-Welsh dictionary [“Instant Welsh,” XVII, 3].

  • Disconcerting words on the cover: "modern Jews," which, for my money, is the next Tina Brown magazine, and "Jewish journey," which generally meant stopping a lot so my Aunt Rose could reject another Esso station restroom for falling short our people's traditional standard of cleanliness.

  • Of his various arguments for redistributing our responsibilities, most disconcerting is Chapman's easy pass of DOE's nuclear-weapons responsibilities to the Pentagon.


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