Synonyms for (adjective) disturbed

Synonyms: disturbed, maladjusted

Definition: emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships

Similar words: neurotic, psychoneurotic

Definition: affected with emotional disorder


Synonyms: disturbed

Definition: having the place or position changed

Usage: the disturbed books and papers on her desk; disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed

Similar words: disarranged

Definition: having the arrangement disturbed; not in order

Usage: her disarranged hair


Synonyms: disturbed, demented, crazy, mad, unbalanced, unhinged, sick, brainsick

Definition: affected with madness or insanity

Usage: a man who had gone mad

Similar words: insane

Definition: afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement

Usage: was declared insane; insane laughter


Synonyms: distressed, disturbed, disquieted, upset, worried

Definition: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief

Usage: too upset to say anything; spent many disquieted moments; distressed about her son's leaving home; lapsed into disturbed sleep; worried parents; a worried frown; one last worried check of the sleeping children

Similar words: troubled

Definition: characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need

Usage: troubled areas; fell into a troubled sleep; a troubled expression; troubled teenagers