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disturb
WordNet 2.0
  • damage as if by shaking or jarring
  • "Don''t disturb the patient''s wounds by moving him too rapidly!"
  • destroy the peace or tranquility of
  • "Don''t interrupt me when I''m reading"
  • tamper with
  • "Don''t touch my CDs!"
  • change the arrangement or position of
  • move deeply
  • "This book upset me"
  • "A troubling thought"
disturb
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
  • 1. To throw into disorder or confusion; to derange; to interrupt the settled state of; to excite from a state of rest.

    "Preparing to disturb With all-cofounding war the realms above." -- Cowper.

    "The bellow's noise disturbed his quiet rest." -- Spenser.

    "The utmost which the discontented colonies could do, was to disturb authority." -- Burke.

    2. To agitate the mind of; to deprive of tranquillity; to disquiet; to render uneasy; as, a person is disturbed by receiving an insult, or his mind is disturbed by envy.

    3. To turn from a regular or designed course. [Obs.]

    "And disturb His inmost counsels from their destined aim." -- Milton.

    Syn. -- To disorder; disquiet; agitate; discompose; molest; perplex; trouble; incommode; ruffle.

  • 1. Disturbance. [Obs.] Milton.

 

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