disturbed

[ dih-sturbd ]
/ dɪˈstɜrbd /

adjective

marked by symptoms of mental illness: a disturbed personality.
agitated or distressed; disrupted: disturbed seas; a disturbed situation.

noun

(used with a plural verb) persons who exhibit symptoms of neurosis or psychosis (usually preceded by the).

Nearby words

  1. distrix,
  2. distrust,
  3. distrustful,
  4. disturb,
  5. disturbance,
  6. disturbing,
  7. disty.,
  8. distylar,
  9. distyle,
  10. disubstituted

Origin of disturbed

First recorded in 1585–95; disturb + -ed2

Related formsun·dis·turbed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for undisturbed

undisturbed

/ (ˌʌndɪˈstɜːbd) /

adjective

not disturbed; uninterruptedlots of undisturbed sleep

disturbed

/ (dɪˈstɜːbd) /

adjective

psychiatry emotionally upset, troubled, or maladjusted
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