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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Verb

disarming
  1. present participle of disarm

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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
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