What is the meaning of disturbed?



  • Having the place or position changed.
    • usage: "the disturbed books and papers on her desk"; "disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed"
  • 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"
  • Emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships.
  • Affected with madness or insanity.
    • usage: "a man who had gone mad"
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APAWordNet. (2010). disturbed. Retrieved February 17, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/disturbed/definitions/1172706
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "disturbed" http://smartdefine.org/disturbed/definitions/1172706 (accessed February 17, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, disturbed, Smart Define, viewed 17 February, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/disturbed/definitions/1172706>.
MLAWordNet. "disturbed" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/disturbed/definitions/1172706>
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