- marked by symptoms of mental illness: a disturbed personality.
- agitated or distressed; disrupted: disturbed seas; a disturbed situation.
- (used with a plural verb) persons who exhibit symptoms of neurosis or psychosis (usually preceded by the).
Origin of disturbed
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Related Wordsuninterrupted, unruffled, peaceful, unmoved, intact, undamaged, serene, untouched, tranquil, even, placid, quiet, settled, smooth, untroubled, secure, calm
Examples from the Web for undisturbed
The only assurance that it should be undisturbed is, that it remains unknown.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
As game was thereabout abundant and undisturbed everybody was happy.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
"I congratulate you on your success in evading it," observed Brentwick, undisturbed.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
Your aunt and I have lived in undisturbed harmony these fifteen years.
Health is nothing but life in its normal, undisturbed action.The Ministry of Intercession
- not disturbed; uninterruptedlots of undisturbed sleep
- psychiatry emotionally upset, troubled, or maladjusted
Word Origin and History for undisturbed
past participle adjective from disturb. Meaning "emotionally or mentally unstable" is from 1904.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper