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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·turb v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disturbed p. pr. & vb. n. Disturbing.]
 1. To throw into disorder or confusion; to derange; to interrupt the settled state of; to excite from a state of rest.
 Preparing to disturb
 With all-cofounding war the realms above.   --Cowper.
    The bellow's noise disturbed his quiet rest.   --Spenser.
    The utmost which the discontented colonies could do, was to disturb authority.   --Burke.
 2. To agitate the mind of; to deprive of tranquillity; to disquiet; to render uneasy; as, a person is disturbed by receiving an insult, or his mind is disturbed by envy.
 3. To turn from a regular or designed course. [Obs.]
 And disturb
 His inmost counsels from their destined aim.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- To disorder; disquiet; agitate; discompose; molest; perplex; trouble; incommode; ruffle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having the place or position changed; "the disturbed books
             and papers on her desk"; "disturbed grass showed where
             the horse had passed"
      2: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or
         grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted
         moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home";
         "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a
         worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping
         children" [syn: disquieted, distressed, upset, worried]
      3: emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with
         personal relationships [syn: maladjusted]
      4: lacking order or stability; "these unsettled times" [syn: unsettled]
      5: affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"
         [syn: brainsick, crazy, demented, distracted, mad,
          sick, unbalanced, unhinged]