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Synonyms for perturb

Synonyms for (verb) perturb

Synonyms: derange, perturb, throw out of kilter Definition: throw into great confusion or disorder Usage: Fundamental Islamicists threaten to perturb the social order in Algeria and Egypt

Similar words: disarray, disorder Definition: bring disorder to

Synonyms: distract, disorder, disquiet, perturb, trouble, unhinge, cark Definition: disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed Usage: She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

Similar words: trouble, disturb, upset Definition: move deeply Usage: This book upset me; A troubling thought

Synonyms: perturb Definition: cause a celestial body to deviate from a theoretically regular orbital motion, especially as a result of interposed or extraordinary gravitational pull Usage: The orbits of these stars were perturbed by the passings of a comet

Similar words: deviate Definition: cause to turn away from a previous or expected course Usage: The river was deviated to prevent flooding

Synonyms: perturb Definition: disturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom Usage: The electrons were perturbed by the passing ion

Similar words: deviate Definition: cause to turn away from a previous or expected course Usage: The river was deviated to prevent flooding