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disturbance   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 dIˋstFbәns 〕


〔 disˊtәːbәns 〕

Overview of noun disturbance

The noun disturbance has 7 senses

  • perturbation, disturbance -- (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")

  • disturbance, perturbation, upset -- (an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me")

  • disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle -- (a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused")

  • affray, disturbance, fray, ruffle -- (a noisy fight)

  • disturbance -- (the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion)

  • mental disorder, mental disturbance, disturbance, psychological disorder, folie -- ((psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness)

  • noise, interference, disturbance -- (electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication)