What is the opposite of reassuring?

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Adjective
Opposite of causing comfort or confidence
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a constructive or productive feeling
“As a result of their unproductive response, we were unable to attain the information required to proceed.”
Adjective
Opposite of relaxed or leisurely
“We went away for a quick holiday but the kids made it rather stressful.”
Adjective
Opposite of giving someone support or confidence
“Mike's not pleased with the idea, but doesn't want to seem unsupportive.”
Adjective
Opposite of inspiring or feeling hope and optimism
“He stayed several months longer than his father had expected, and when he returned home there was yet another discouraging conversation about his future.”
Adjective
Opposite of in a state of, or providing a state of, comfort and relaxation
Adjective
Opposite of giving fulfilment or the pleasure associated with this
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to free from fear, doubt or anxiety
“They might in fact, have borne down a great deal more than they met with, for there was little to distress them beyond the want of graciousness and warmth.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to give (someone) confidence in the trustworthiness of (something)
“You have every right to dissuade me against marrying Fay, but no one will stand in my way.”
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