Disturb synonyms

dĭ-stûrb'
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To cause to be irritated, especially by repeated acts; trouble or annoy:
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To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
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To upset mental calm
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The definition of afflict is to cause great physical or mental pain or agony or to create for someone a curse to bear.
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To cause to have emotional or mental problems that interfere with social functioning:
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To make or become nervous or upset.
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To brandish or wave, especially in anger:
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To deprive of courage or enthusiasm; discourage; depress; daunt
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To be irritating, wearisome, or vexing to.
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(Astron.) A small change in an orbit caused by the attraction of another celestial body, other bodies, etc.
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To throw into confusion or disarray.
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To move something, or someone, especially to forcibly move people from their homeland.
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To tip or overturn (something).
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To stir up or shake up
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To put into a state of disorder.
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(--- Physics & Astronomy) To cause perturbation in (the orbit of a celestial body, for example) by gravitational interaction.
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To cause inconvenience to; trouble:
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To put to inconvenience; trouble.
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(Intransitive) To move suddenly, or be excited, on feeling alarm; to start.
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To upset mental calm
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To make feel weak, nervous, etc.
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To change from a settled condition; disrupt:
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To frustrate, make go wrong.
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To make intricate or complicated; make confusing or hard to understand
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To rattle is to make a series of sharp sounds, such as metal clacking on a chain.
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The definition of alarm is to warn of danger or to make someone afraid or distressed.
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To elicit or arouse (a reaction or emotion, for example):
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To awaken, as from sleep
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To terrify, to frighten, to inspire fright
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To upset mental calm
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To badger is to annoy, pester or get on someone's nerves.
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To cause suffering or hardship for:
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(Now rare) To trouble aggressively, to harass.
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To cause great anger, indignation, etc. in
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To cause to feel grief; afflict with deep, acute sorrow or distress
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Depress is defined as to press down, make unhappy or less valuable.
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To exhaust or weaken with strain of any sort
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To cause someone to become annoyed or angry.
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Pain is defined as to hurt or cause suffering.
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To upset mental calm
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To cause to feel uneasy or anxious
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Make (someone) worried or anxious
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To trouble by repeated raids or attacks, etc.; harry
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To irritate or annoy very much; make angry; vex
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To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to excite to anger.
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To irk or exasperate; vex:
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To make not pleased; to excite a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; to be disagreeable to; to offend; to vex; -- often followed by with or at. It usually expresses less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.
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Ruffle is defined as to wrinkle, or to annoy or bother.
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To upset mental calm
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To cast, fling, or hurl something.
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To injure a part of the body, especially a joint.
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To become angry or upset about something.
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(Slang) To scare someone.
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To allay (fear, doubt, etc.)
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To restore to ease, comfort, or tranquility; relieve; calm; quiet; refresh.
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To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
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Shaken; perturbed; excited
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Mentally or emotionally upset or unbalanced
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Being in, or causing, disturbance or unrest.
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Failure to distinguish between things
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The state of being discomposed.
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A disturbing or being disturbed
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The definition of an interruption is something that causes a stop in action.
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A rabble; mob
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A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
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Upheaval is a sudden and dramatic change or disruption, often that leads to chaos.
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To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to bother with unpleasant deeds.
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To heat (a liquid) to the point where it begins to turn into a gas.
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(Archaic) to disrupt somebody's plans, to inconvenience someone
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(Archaic) To defeat completely; to rout.
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To mix (powdered pigments or colors) with water and size.
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To draw (the mind, attention, etc.) away in another direction; divert
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To cause difficulties to; hinder; impede
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To drag a harrow over; to break up with a harrow.
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To cause to be inconvenienced; disturb.
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To interfere is defined as to create an obstacle or get involved in other peoples' business.
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To push or force (something in or upon)
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To anger; to fret; to irritate.
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Nettle is defined as to sting, poke or annoy.
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(Idiomatic) To behave in a disruptive manner.
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To anger or irritate.
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To roil is to agitate or make angry.
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To harass, to treat in a rough way.
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To alter improperly.
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(Intransitive) To become calm.
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To soothe in distress or sorrow; ease the misery or grief of; bring consolation or hope to
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To restore the confidence of
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To ease the anger or agitation of (a person or the mind, for example).
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The definition of appease is to pacify or quiet someone by giving them what they want.
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To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
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To designate the site or place of; to define the limits of; as, to locate a public building; to locate a mining claim; to locate (the land granted by) a land warrant (Note: the designation may be purely descriptive: it need not be prescriptive.)
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Organize is defined as to arrange in an orderly way.
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(Comput.) To arrange data or a group of records in a particular way, as chronologically or alphabetically, for more efficient access
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To sort systematically; classify
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To displace (a body part), especially to displace a bone from its normal position.
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To be disposed of by sale:
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To move from one place to another; to redistribute.
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Flurry is defined as to be moved in a quick way.
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(Intransitive) To play, perform, or enjoy rock music, especially with a lot of skill or energy.
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To move or go impatiently, angrily, or disdainfully, as with a toss of the head
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To give coloring to in description; to exaggerate; as, to aggravate circumstances. — William Paley.
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Bug is slang meaning to annoy someone.
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(Intransitive) To have a feeling of vexation; to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated.
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To cause to be annoyed or resentful.
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To throw something off and cause it to become chaotic is the definition of disarray.
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To make less organized; to reduce to chaos.
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(Intransitive) to meet or unite in a confused way
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To botch, bungle; to perform poorly on.
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(Idiomatic) To mix or blend thoroughly and completely.
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To mash slightly for use in a cocktail.
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Tumble is defined as to do somersaults, fall clumsily or stumble, or to cause someone or something to fall.
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To trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations
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To touch a person or thing
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To cause to move with force or violence; agitate; disturb.
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Mix ingredients.
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To raise (put at a higher level)
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(Intransitive) To be ill; to suffer; to be troubled.
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Synonym Study

  • Agitate suggests the arousal of intense mental or emotional excitement he was so agitated, he could not answer
  • To perturb is to cause to have a troubled or alarmed feeling the bad news perturbed him
  • Discompose implies the upsetting of one's self-possession her sudden outburst discomposed him
  • Disturb implies the unsettling of normal mental calm or powers of concentration as by worry, interruption, or interference to disturb one's train of thought
Find another word for disturb. In this page you can discover 131 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for disturb, like: bother, worry, intrude upon, afflict, trouble, fluster, shake, dishearten, irk, vexatious and perturbation.