Noun Definition


1.Definition: (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness

Related Noun(s):folie

Category: General

2.Definition: a disorderly outburst or tumult

"They were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

Related Noun(s):commotion, disruption, flutter, kerfuffle

Category: General

3.Definition: a noisy fight

Related Noun(s):affray, fray, ruffle

Category: General

4.Definition: activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption

"The term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset", "He looked around for the source of the disturbance", "There was a disturbance of neural function"

Related Noun(s):perturbation

Category: General

5.Definition: an unhappy and worried mental state

"There was too much anger and disturbance", "She didn't realize the upset she caused me"

Related Noun(s):perturbation, upset

Category: General

6.Definition: electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication

Related Noun(s):interference, noise

Category: General

7.Definition: the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion

Category: General