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1.
1. distressing, unsettling

2. annoying

3. repellent, disgusting
He wore an off-putting hat with his tattered pants and stained shirt.
by The Return of Light Joker May 22, 2009
 
2.
an unpleasant sense
Nothing is more off-putting to a potential buyer than an apartment that's stale-smelling.
by forza milan July 17, 2008