Origin of disruption
Examples from the Web for disruption
Excerpted from Moneyball for Government, published by Disruption Books, and reprinted with permission.
Some are genuinely aggrieved by the disruption caused to the transport system.
Even most oil companies acknowledge the disruption caused by strip mining; that is one reason why they have developed In Situ.
The Disruption Machine Jill Lepore, The New Yorker What the gospel of innovation gets wrong.
Electricity has remained as before, but a disruption of water services was reported Sunday.Under an ISIS Flag, the Sons of Mosul Are Rallying|Andrew Slater|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This disruption will establish in America all the evil conditions of Europe from which our fathers fled hither.The Brothers' War|John Calvin Reed
And even greater damage is done in the disruption of the organization.
One of the shrewdest acts of Mr. Gladstone's career was his disruption of the suffrage organisation in England.My Own Story|Emmeline Pankhurst
One and all knew that the long-dreaded peril was upon them—the disruption of the polar pack.True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World|Adolphus W. Greely
On the great Emperor's death the forces of disruption made themselves felt at once.A Short History of Italy|Henry Dwight Sedgwick
Word Origin and History for disruption
early 15c., from Latin disruptionem (nominative disruptio) "a breaking asunder," noun of action from past participle stem of disrumpere "break apart, split, shatter, break to pieces," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.)).