Associations to the word «Disturb»

Wiktionary

DISTURB, verb. (transitive) to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids.
DISTURB, verb. (transitive) to divert, redirect, or alter by disturbing.
DISTURB, verb. (intransitive) to have a negative emotional impact; to cause emotional distress or confusion.
DISTURB, noun. (obsolete) disturbance

Dictionary definition

DISTURB, verb. Move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought".
DISTURB, verb. Change the arrangement or position of.
DISTURB, verb. Tamper with; "Don't touch my CDs!".
DISTURB, verb. Destroy the peace or tranquility of; "Don't interrupt me when I'm reading".
DISTURB, verb. Damage as if by shaking or jarring; "Don't disturb the patient's wounds by moving him too rapidly!".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke