(noun, verb)


1. (obsolete) disturbance


1. move deeply

Similar word(s): trouble, upset

Definition categories: emotion, affect, impress, move, strike

2. change the arrangement or position of

Similar word(s): agitate, commove, vex

Definition categories: contact, displace, move

3. tamper with

Similar word(s): touch

Definition categories: contact, alter, change, modify

4. destroy the peace or tranquility of

Similar word(s): interrupt

Definition categories: change, act, move

5. damage as if by shaking or jarring

- Don't disturb the patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!

Definition categories: change, damage

Sentences with disturb as a verb:

- The noisy ventilation disturbed me during the exam.

- The performance was disturbed twice by a ringing mobile phone.

- A school of fish disturbed the water.

- A mudslide disturbed the course of the river.

- The trauma disturbed his mind.

- A disturbing film that tries to explore the mind of a serial killer.

- His behaviour is very disturbing.