verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of disturb
OTHER WORDS FROM disturbdis·turb·er, nounpre·dis·turb, verb (used with object)
Words nearby disturb
Example sentences from the Web for disturb
At some point, it got disturbed and fell inward toward the sun.These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Corey S. Powell|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
PTIs can conduct light waves on their surface and edges rather than having them run through the material, and allow light to be redirected around corners without disturbing its flow.6G Will Be 100 Times Faster Than 5G—and Now There’s a Chip for It|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|August 21, 2020|Singularity Hub
The onset of the pandemic, however, has disturbed this uneasy balance.Inside China’s unexpected quest to protect data privacy|Tate Ryan-Mosley|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Major publications such as The New York Times and rights groups like Amnesty International echoed her disturbing eye-witness account.
Most of the 352 pits and other intentionally disturbed areas in La Mina contain remnants of ochre deposits, the researchers say.Underwater caves once hosted the Americas’ oldest known ochre mines|Bruce Bower|July 3, 2020|Science News
They knew they might see things that will disturb them, but could not deter them from their duty.Any Outrage Out There for Ramos and Liu, Protesters?|Mike Barnicle|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I disturb their efforts to get their children and the few clothes they have with them clean using hoses and battered buckets.Turkish President Kisses Off Kurds Under Siege By ISIS|Jamie Dettmer|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Understanding that isolation is the one thing that would absolutely disturb me.Inside Orange Is the New Black’s Terrifying Showdown Between Red and Vee|Kevin Fallon|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is carrying the briefcase as he enters the room, so still even in walking that he does not disturb the air around him.
The house is eerily pristine and immaculately preserved; your visit is the only thing threatening to disturb it.
As small letters weary the eye most, so also the smallest affairs disturb us most.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
It was like a dream of beauty suspended in the air before you—floating there—and you didn't want to disturb it.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
It was lying sound asleep on a mud-bank, not dreaming, doubtless, of the daring bipeds who were about to disturb its repose.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
During the first few years of my service on the County Down little occurred to disturb the even tenor of my way.
The flounces were so full and fluffy that he held his knees back nervously lest he should disturb a puff.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton