- The definition of disarming is getting rid of hostility or suspicion, usually through using charm.
If a scary looking person gives a little smile that makes you no longer intimidated by him, this is an example of a disarming smile.
disarming definition by Webster's New World
- removing or allaying suspicions, fears, or hostility
- making friendly or agreeable; ingratiating
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- disarmingly adverb
disarming definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Tending to allay suspicion or hostility; winning favor or confidence: a disarming smile.
- dis·armˈing·ly adverb