disturbance

[ dih-stur-buhns ]
/ dɪˈstɜr bəns /

noun

Origin of disturbance

1250–1300; Middle English disto(u)rbance < Anglo-French, Old French. See disturb, -ance

Related forms

non·dis·turb·ance, nounpre·dis·turb·ance, noun

Synonym study

2. See agitation. 5. See disorder.
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disturbance

/ (dɪˈstɜːbəns) /

noun

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