Definition of Perturbing

1. Adjective. Causing distress or worry or anxiety. "A worrying time"

Exact synonyms: Distressful, Distressing, Disturbing, Troubling, Worrisome, Worrying
Similar to: Heavy
Derivative terms: Distressfulness



Definition of Perturbing

1. Verb. (present participle of perturb) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perturbing

1. perturb [v] - See also: perturb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perturbing

perturbates
perturbating
perturbation
perturbational
perturbations
perturbative
perturbatively
perturbativity
perturbator
perturbators
perturbatour
perturbatours
perturbed
perturber
perturbers
perturbing (current term)
perturbingly
perturbs
pertusate
pertuse
pertused
pertusion
pertusions
pertussal
pertusses
pertussis
pertussis-like syndrome
pertussis immune globulin
pertussis immunoglobulin
pertussis syndrome

Literary usage of Perturbing

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"at and (Z, denoting "' and -1, at and d1 the mean motion of the perturbing body (Sun or Moon) in JR and D, n the diurnal motion of the Earth. ..."

2. Mathematical Theories of Planetary Motions by Otto Franz Dziobeck, Otto Dziobek, Mark Walrod Harrington, William Joseph Hussey (1892)
"In § 31 the secular values of the elements were developed for the terms of lower degree of the perturbing function. By the omission of terms of higher ..."

3. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1887)
"When, however, the 3d of May came, General Canrobert found himself placed under more perturbing instructions. He learned that his Emperor—this nearly a ..."

4. The Museum of Science and Art by Dionysius Lardner (1856)
"Effect of the perturbing action of Jupiter and Saturn on Halley's comet between 1682 and 1758.—61. Calculations of its return in 1835-36.—62. ..."

5. Continuity: The Presidential Address to the British Association for 1913 by Oliver Lodge (1914)
"... perturbing period in which we live. Different persons would give different answers, but the answer I venture to give is—Rapid progress, combined with ..."

6. Immunochemistry: The Application of the Principles of Physical Chemistry to by Svante Arrhenius (1907)
"... line if the effect of the salt did not produce a perturbing influence. When we have added the acid necessary to neutralise the free alkali (point B\ we ..."

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