HyperDic: perturb

English > 4 senses of the word perturb:
VERBemotionperturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorderdisturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
motionperturbdisturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom
motionperturbcause a celestial body to deviate from a theoretically regular orbital motion, especially as a result of interposed or extraordinary gravitational pull
changeperturb, derange, throw out of kilterthrow into great confusion or disorder
perturb > pronunciation
Soundsperter'b
Rhymesadverb ... verb: 12 rhymes with erb...
English > perturb: 4 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningdisturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will perturb him
Example"She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
Synonymsunhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder
Narrowerworry, vexdisturb the peace of mind of
Broaderdisturb, upset, troubleMove deeply
Spanishdistraer, inquietar, intranquilizar, molestar, perturbar, trastornar
Catalandistreure, inquietar, intranquil·litzar, molestar, pertorbar
Nounsperturbationa disposition that is confused / confused / confused or nervous and upset
perturbationan unhappy and worried mental state
English > perturb: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningdisturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The electrons were perturbed by the passing ion"
BroaderdeviateCause to turn away from a previous or expected course
Similar toperturbCause a celestial body to deviate from a theoretically regular orbital motion, especially as a result of interposed or extraordinary gravitational pull
Spanishpertubar
Nounsperturbationthe act of causing disorder
perturbation(physics) a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly
English > perturb: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningCause a celestial body to deviate from a theoretically regular orbital motion, especially as a result of interposed or extraordinary gravitational pull.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The orbits of these stars were perturbed by the passings of a comet"
BroaderdeviateCause to turn away from a previous or expected course
Similar toperturbdisturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom
Spanishperturbar
Nounsperturbation(physics) a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly
English > perturb: 4 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningThrow into great confusion or disorder.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Fundamental Islamicists threaten to perturb the social order in Algeria and Egypt"
Synonymsderange, throw out of kilter
Broaderdisorder, disarrayBring disorder to
Nounsperturbationthe act of causing disorder
perturbationa disposition that is confused / confused / confused or nervous and upset

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