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  Words related to perturbation

Related / Similar Words: disruption, fluster, disturbance, upset

 

Definition:
  • the act of causing disorder;
  • a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset;
  • activity that is an intrusion or interruption; "he looked around for the source of the disturbance"; "there was a disturbance of neural function";
  • (physics) a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly;
  • an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn''t realize the upset she caused me";

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    Hyponyms: dislocation, breakdown, surprise, surprisal, fuss, trouble, bother, hassle, magnetic storm, variation

     

    Derivational Morphology: perturb, derange, throw out of kilter, disrupt, fluster, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder, upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit, disturb

     

     
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