AskDefine | Define disarming

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disarming adj
1 capable of allaying suspicion or hostility and inspiring confidence; "a disarming smile"
2 capable of allaying hostility n : act of reducing or depriving of arms; "the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete" [syn: disarmament] [ant: arming, arming]

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  1. present participle of disarm

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