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disturb (verb)
1.
to trouble the mind of; to make uneasy
SYNONIMS:
agitate, ail, alarm ( alarum), bother, concern, derail, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distemper, distract, distress, exercise, flurry, frazzle, freak (out), fuss, hagride, perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, weird out, worry
RELATED WORDS:
aggravate, anger, annoy, bug, chafe, chivy ( chivvy), exasperate, fret, gall, get, grate, harass, harry, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pester, pique, put off, put out, rile, vex; bedevil, haunt, plague; abash, confound, confuse, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, jar, mortify, nonplus, rattle, shake up; daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, unnerve
NEAR ANTONYMS:
allay, alleviate, assuage; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiate
calm, compose, quiet, settle, soothe, tranquilize ( tranquillize)
disturb (verb)
2.
to change the place or position of
SYNONIMS:
budge, dislocate, displace, disturb, relocate, remove, reposition, shift, transfer, transpose
RELATED WORDS:
bear, carry, cart, convey, drive, haul, lug, tote, transmit, transplant, transport; replace, supersede, supplant; alter, make over, modify, redo, refashion, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, vary
NEAR ANTONYMS:
anchor, fix, freeze, moor, secure, set, stabilize; embed ( imbed), entrench ( intrench), implant, ingrain ( engrain), lodge, root
disturb (verb)
3.
to undo the proper order or arrangement of
SYNONIMS:
confuse, derange, disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disjoint, dislocate, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, hash, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, muss, rumple, scramble, shuffle, tousle, tumble, upset
RELATED WORDS:
embroil, entangle, snarl, tangle; agitate, perturb, stir (up), unsettle; clutter
NEAR ANTONYMS:
align ( aline), line, line up, queue; classify, codify, methodize, systematize, systemize; adjust, fix; groom, make up, spruce (up); unscramble
arrange, array, dispose, draw up, marshal ( marshall), order, organize, range, regulate, straighten (up), tidy
disturb (verb)
4.
to thrust oneself upon (another) without invitation
SYNONIMS:
bug, chivy ( chivvy), disturb, intrude (upon), pester
RELATED WORDS:
inconvenience, trouble; aggravate, annoy, bedevil, chafe, devil, dog, dun, exasperate, fret, gall, get, gnaw, grate, hassle, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, persecute, pique, put out, rankle, rasp, rile, roil, torment, vex, worry; beleaguer, beset, besiege; distress, plague; afflict, harass, provoke; anger, antagonize, enrage, incense, inflame ( enflame), infuriate, madden, outrage; agitate, perturb; butt in, cut in (on), obtrude; encroach, infringe, invade, trespass
NEAR ANTONYMS:
disregard, forget, ignore, leave, slight; appease, conciliate, disarm, mollify, oblige, placate; delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; comfort, console, content
disturb (verb)
5.
to cause discomfort to or trouble for
SYNONIMS:
discommode, disoblige, disturb, incommode, put out, trouble
RELATED WORDS:
burden, encumber, saddle, weigh; fetter, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hinder, hobble, hold back, hold up, impede, inhibit, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackle, tie up, trammel; aggravate, anger, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, exasperate, gall, get, irk, nettle, peeve, pique, rile, vex; grate, inflame ( enflame), provoke; agitate, perturb, upset
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abet, aid, assist, help; ease, facilitate, smooth; appease, conciliate, disarm, mollify, pacify, placate; delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; comfort, console, content
accommodate, favor, oblige
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