Antonyms of ENGAGING

Examples of usage:

  1. This he rarely did, however, and he lost no time in engaging May's attention. "A Venetian June" by Anna Fuller
  2. This was the reason I could not be of the opinion of those who were for engaging the Count in a civil war; and Varicarville, who was the man of the best sense and temper of all the persons of quality he had about him, told me since that when he saw what I wrote in Campion's letter the day I set out for Italy, he very well knew by what motives I was, against my inclination, persuaded into this opinion. "The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete" by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
  3. He found in it four persons, who, discovering in his countenance, which was otherwise engaging, the traces of deep sorrow, eagerly asked him the cause of it. "Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
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