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Definition of Disturbing

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worrying, disquieting, perturbing; tending to interrupt
bother, interrupt; confuse; worry, cause concern; cause disorder
Disturbing Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Disturb
  
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disturbing
adj : causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time" [syn: distressing, distressful, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying]



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Adjective
1. causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"
(synonym) distressing, distressful, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying
(similar) heavy

Verb
1. move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
(synonym) upset, trouble
(hypernym) affect, impress, move, strike
(hyponym) agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up
(derivation) disturbance, perturbation, upset
2. change the arrangement or position of
(synonym) agitate, vex, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up
(hypernym) move, displace
(hyponym) beat, scramble
3. tamper with; "Don't touch my CDs!"
(synonym) touch
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(hyponym) upset
(derivation) disturbance
4. destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading"
(synonym) interrupt
(hypernym) act, move
5. damage as if by shaking or jarring; "Don't disturb the patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!"
(hypernym) damage
Disturbing Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Disturbance and its variants may refer to:

Math and science
  • Disturbance (ecology), a temporary change in average environmental conditions that causes a pronounced change in an ecosystem
  • Disturbance (geology), linear zone of faults and folds
  • Sudden ionospheric disturbance, an abnormally high plasma density in the D region of the ionosphere caused by a solar flare
  • Disturbance (statistics), the deviation of the observed value from the (unobservable) true function value

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