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perturbation   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˏpFtZˋbeʃәn 〕

Pronunciation

〔 ˏpәːtәˊbeiʃn 〕


Overview of noun perturbation

The noun perturbation has 5 senses


  • 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")

  • perturbation -- ((physics) a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly)

  • 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")

  • perturbation, fluster -- (a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset)

  • disruption, perturbation -- (the act of causing disorder)