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Engelsk navneord: disturbance

1. disturbance (om begivenhed) activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)perturbation


Mindre specifikke termeractivity


Mere specifikke termerbother, fuss, hassle, magnetic storm, trouble

2. disturbance (om tilstand) an unhappy and worried mental state


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was too much anger and disturbance.
She didn't realize the upset she caused me.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)perturbation, upset


Mindre specifikke termeragitation

3. disturbance (om tilstand) a disorderly outburst or tumult


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)commotion, disruption, flutter, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, to-do


Mindre specifikke termerdisorder


Mere specifikke termerconvulsion, earthquake, garboil, incident, splash, stir, storm, storm center, storm centre, tempest, tumult, tumultuousness, turmoil, upheaval, uproar

4. disturbance (om handling) a noisy fight


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)affray, fray, ruffle


Mindre specifikke termercombat, fight, fighting, scrap

5. disturbance (om handling) the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion


Mindre specifikke termermotility, motion, move, movement


Mere specifikke termeragitation, battle royal, carnival, circus, commotion, derangement, din, disorganisation, disorganization, disruption, excitement, furor, furore, havoc, hullabaloo, mayhem, melee, outburst, overthrow, perturbation, rampage, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, scrimmage, tumult, tumultuous disturbance, turmoil, upheaval, upset, violent disorder

6. disturbance (om tilstand) (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)folie, mental disorder, mental disturbance, psychological disorder


Mindre specifikke termerdisorder, upset


Mere specifikke termeraberration, affective disorder, anxiety disorder, Asperger's syndrome, conversion disorder, conversion hysteria, conversion reaction, delirium, delusional disorder, dissociative disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, encopresis, folie a deux, major affective disorder, neurosis, neuroticism, personality disorder, psychoneurosis, psychosomatic disorder, schizothymia


Overordnet emneområdepsychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology

7. disturbance (om begivenhed) electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interference, noise


Mindre specifikke termertrouble


Mere specifikke termeratmospheric static, atmospherics, background, background signal, clutter, crosstalk, fadeout, jitter, static, white noise, XT









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