1. [ adjective ] having the place or position changed

"the disturbed books and papers on her desk" "disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed"

Related terms: disarranged
2. [ adjective ] afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
Synonyms: worried upset distressed disquieted

"too upset to say anything" "spent many disquieted moments" "distressed about her son's leaving home" "lapsed into disturbed sleep" "worried parents"

Related terms: troubled
3. [ adjective ] emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships
Synonyms: maladjusted
Related terms: neurotic
4. [ adjective ] lacking order or stability
Synonyms: unsettled

"these unsettled times"

Related terms: unstable
5. [ adjective ] affected with madness or insanity
Synonyms: mad crazy sick unhinged distracted unbalanced demented brainsick

"a man who had gone mad"

Related terms: insane
Similar spelling:   disturb