Textual thesaurus for "disturbance"

(noun) affray, ruffle, fray

a noisy fight

(noun) perturbation

activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption

the 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

(noun) interference, noise

electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication

(noun) disruption, to-do, commotion, flutter, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle

a disorderly outburst or tumult

they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused

(noun) folie, psychological disorder, mental disorder, mental disturbance

(psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness

(noun) perturbation, upset

an unhappy and worried mental state

there was too much anger and disturbance; she didn't realize the upset she caused me