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perturbed

[ per-turbd ]
/ pərˈtɜrbd /
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Definition of perturbed

adjective
feeling or showing great concern or mental or emotional upset: The heaviness of his step and the perturbed expression on his face told us that the captain was not in the best of moods.
greatly disordered or deranged: He keeps using the same nonsensical phrases and the same perturbed logic, with no sense of the context of the discussion.
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Origin of perturbed

OTHER WORDS FROM perturbed

per·turb·ed·ly [per-tur-bid-lee], /pərˈtɜr bɪd li/, adverbper·turb·ed·ness, nounun·per·turbed, adjective
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