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Definitions for (noun) disturbance

Main entry: disturbance Definition: the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion

Main entry: affray, ruffle, disturbance, fray Definition: a noisy fight

Main entry: perturbation, disturbance Definition: activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption Usage: the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset; he looked around for the source of the disturbance; there was a disturbance of neural function

Main entry: interference, disturbance, noise Definition: electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication

Main entry: disruption, disturbance, to-do, commotion, flutter, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle Definition: a disorderly outburst or tumult Usage: they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused

Main entry: folie, psychological disorder, disturbance, mental disorder, mental disturbance Definition: (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness

Main entry: perturbation, upset, disturbance Definition: an unhappy and worried mental state Usage: there was too much anger and disturbance; she didn't realize the upset she caused me