Great folly; extreme senselessness
The definition of a disturbance is an interruption of what should be going on, or a bothersome intrusion.
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Great or wild foolishness:
(Countable) A mental disorder.
Mental disorder, especially antisocial personality disorder.
The condition of being unbalanced; imbalance
(Psychiatry) An abnormal psychological state characterized by symptoms such as elation, high energy and activity level, racing thoughts, irritability, and rapid speech, typically occurring in people with bipolar disorder.
A defect in a lens or mirror that prevents light rays from being focused at a single point and results in a distorted or blurred image. &diamf3; Aberration that results in distortion of color is called chromatic aberration. &diamf3; Aberration that is caused by imperfections in the surface or shape of a spherical mirror or lens is called spherical aberration.
In real property law, the voluntary and absolute transfer of title of possession, by gift, sale, or testamentary instrument, of real property from one to another.
The condition of having a sound and rational mind; being mentally healthy and having the ability to distinguish right from wrong. In all jurisdictions, being sane is presumed, and it is up to the defense to prove the contrary to be true. Synonymous with sanity. See also insanity and insanity defense.
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