- Activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption.
- usage: "the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset"; "he looked around for the source of the disturbance"; "there was a disturbance of neural function"
- synonyms: perturbation
- An unhappy and worried mental state.
- usage: "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me"
- A disorderly outburst or tumult.
- usage: "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
- A noisy fight.
- The act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion.
- Psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness.
- Electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication.
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