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Engelsk substantiv: disturbance

1. disturbance (om begivenhet) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)perturbation


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkactivity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbother, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)perturbation, upset


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkagitation

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


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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdisorder


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

4. disturbance (om handling) a noisy fight


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcombat, fight, fighting, scrap

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmotility, motion, move, movement


Mere spesifikke uttrykkagitation, 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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdisorder, upset


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaberration, 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 kategoripsychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)interference, noise


Mindre spesifikke uttrykktrouble


Mere spesifikke uttrykkatmospheric static, atmospherics, background, background signal, clutter, crosstalk, fadeout, jitter, static, white noise, XT









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