|1.||[ noun ] an unhappy and worried mental state|
"there was too much anger and disturbance" "she didn't realize the upset she caused me"
|Related terms:||agitation disturb upset|
|2.||[ noun ] a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset|
|Related terms:||discomposure fluster perturb|
|3.||[ noun ] activity that is an intrusion or interruption|
"he looked around for the source of the disturbance" "there was a disturbance of neural function"
|Related terms:||activity fuss magnetic_storm|
|4.||[ noun ] (physics) a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly|
|Related terms:||influence variation physics|
|5.||[ noun ] the act of causing disorder|
|Related terms:||disturbance dislocation surprise perturb|