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"Worrisome" is an adjective which is often translated as "preocupante", and "disturbing" is an adjective which is often translated as "inquietante". Learn more about the difference between "worrisome" and "disturbing" below.
worrisome
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. preocupante
Edie was showing a worrisome tendency to be aggressive with other children at the nursery.Edie mostraba una tendencia preocupante a ser agresiva con los demás niños de la guardería.
b. inquietante
Inflation is rising and that is worrisome.La tasa de inflación va en aumento, lo que resulta inquietante.
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disturbing(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (disquieting)
a. inquietante
We have disturbing news of a child abduction from a local store.Tenemos noticias inquietantes acerca del secuestro de un niño en una tienda local.
b. preocupante
There was a disturbing development in the investigation today.Hoy se produjo una novedad preocupante en la investigación.
c. perturbador
She was haunted by the disturbing thought that she might be responsible for her brother's death.Estaba obsesionada con la idea perturbadora de que ella podría ser la responsable de la muerte de su hermano.
d. alarmante
Disturbing news that there may have been a bomb on the plane came out.Se dio a conocer la noticia alarmante de que podría haber habido una bomba en el avión.
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