(adjective, verb)


1. having the place or position changed

- the disturbed books and papers on her desk

- disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed

Similar word(s): disarranged

2. afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief

- lapsed into disturbed sleep

Similar word(s): troubled, disquieted, distressed, upset, worried

3. emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships

Similar word(s): neurotic, psychoneurotic, maladjusted

4. affected with madness or insanity

Similar word(s): insane, brainsick, crazy, demented, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged


1. simple past tense and past participle of disturb