Disturbing and Terrible


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Disturbing adjective – Causing worry or anxiety.
Usage example: a disturbing trend in the nation's energy consumption

Terrible and disturbing are semantically related in distressing topic. In some cases you can use "Terrible" instead an adjective "Disturbing".
Nearby Words: disturb, disturbed, disturbance, disturbingly, disturber
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Terrible adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: a terrible nightmare that woke me up

Disturbing and terrible are semantically related in bad topic. Sometimes you can use "Disturbing" instead an adjective "Terrible", if it concerns topics such as distressing.
Nearby Words: terribly, terrify, terror
Synonyms for Terrible

Things that words describes

sense disturbing sense terrible sense
habit disturbing habit terrible habit
truth disturbing truth terrible truth
death disturbing death terrible death
Other nouns: way, game, shot, effects, news, film, ways.

Both words in one sentence

  • Fanfic / Fallout: Equestria - Project Horizons We also learn that Blackjack's firing of Folly has awakened something terrible within the Core, and meet a group of ponies who hum the disturbing tune from Blackjack's Bad Future nightmare.
  • Moral Guardians aka: Moral Guardian In Calvin and Hobbes Calvin finds some of their reports "very disturbing" — where's all the terrible stuff he's supposed to be seeing?
  • Western Animation / TRON: Uprising The violence became more disturbing, torture and mutilation showed up more often, Tron's terrible past became more apparent, and Beck's uprising continued to fail.
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