HyperDic: disturb

English > 5 senses of the word disturb:
VERBemotiondisturb, upset, troublemove deeply
contactdisturb, agitate, vex, commove, shake up, stir up, raise upchange the arrangement or position of
contactdisturb, touchtamper with
changedisturb, interruptdestroy the peace or tranquility of
changedisturbdamage as if by shaking or jarring
disturb > pronunciation
Soundsdihster'b
Rhymesadverb ... verb: 12 rhymes with erb...
English > disturb: 5 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningMove deeply.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will disturb him; The performance is likely to disturb Sue
Synonymsupset, trouble
Narroweragitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge upCause to be agitated, excited, or roused
distressCause mental pain to
joltdisturb (someone's) composure
perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorderdisturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
Broaderaffect, impress, move, strikeHave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
Spanishabrumar, afligir, alterar, descomponer, incomodar, molestar, perturbar
Catalanafligir, alterar, amoïnar, descompondre, incomodar, molestar, pertorbar, sollevar
Nounsdisturbancean unhappy and worried mental state
English > disturb: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningchange the arrangement or position of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsagitate, vex, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up
Narrowerbeat, scrambleStir vigorously
pokeStir by poking
roil, rilemake turbid by stirring up the sediments of
tossagitate
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishagitar, excitar, molestar, remover
Catalanagitar, excitar, molestar, remoure
English > disturb: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningtamper with.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymtouch
Narrowerupsetdisturb the balance or stability of
violateDestroy
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishdesordenar, manosear, tocar
Nounsdisturbancethe act of disturbing something or someone
English > disturb: 5 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningDestroy the peace or tranquility of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelSam cannot disturb Sue
Synonyminterrupt
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishinterrumpir, molestar
Catalandestorbar, interrompre, molestar
English > disturb: 5 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningdamage as if by shaking or jarring.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Don't disturb the patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!"
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Spanishdisturbar, mover

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