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Verb: disturb  di'sturb
  1. Cause profound worry; make to feel uncomfortable or anxious
    - upset, trouble
     
  2. Change the arrangement or position of
    - agitate, vex, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up
     
  3. Tamper with
    "Don't disturb my CDs!";
    - touch
     
  4. Destroy the peace or tranquility of
    "Don't disturb me when I'm reading";
    - interrupt
     
  5. Damage as if by shaking or jarring
    "Don't disturb the patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!"

Derived forms: disturbed, disturbing, disturbs

Type of: act, affect, alter, change, damage, displace, impress, modify, move, strike

Encyclopedia: Disturb