- Antonyms of CALMING
aggravating, annoying, bothersome, disturbing, energizing, exasperating, frustrating, galling, grating, invigorating, irritating, maddening, nettlesome, painful, stimulant, stimulating, stressful, tiresome, troublesome, troubling, trying, vexatious, vexing, worrisome, Harassing, Irksome, unsettling.
- Examples of usage:
- And at last, though with difficulty, he succeeded in calming these children of Belial. - "Sidonia The Sorceress V1" by William Mienhold
- Just now you almost upset us, and now you touch Colonel with the whip, and you ought not to let him even guess that you have one; you have made him take fright, and then, seeing that the horse was calming down, she added, or nearly so; you are not yourself at all. - "Bijou" by Gyp
- My dear friend, said Sir Wilfrid, quickly, laying a calming hand on her arm, don't let this trouble you so. - "Lady Rose's Daughter" by Mrs. Humphry Ward