1. [ noun ] an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
Synonyms: interruption break gap

"it was presented without commercial breaks"

Related terms: delay interjection cut-in breaking_off cut-in heckling interrupt interrupt
2. [ noun ] a disorderly outburst or tumult
Synonyms: commotion turmoil disturbance hoo-hah flutter hurly_burly hoo-ha kerfuffle to-do stir

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

Related terms: disorder convulsion tumult storm storm_center earthquake incident
3. [ noun ] an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
Synonyms: dislocation
Related terms: interruption dislocate
4. [ noun ] the act of causing disorder
Synonyms: perturbation
Related terms: disturbance dislocation surprise perturb
Similar spelling:   disrupt