Definition of Disturbed

1. Adjective. Having the place or position changed. "Disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed"

Similar to: Disarranged



2. Adjective. Afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief. "One last worried check of the sleeping children"
Exact synonyms: Disquieted, Distressed, Upset, Worried
Similar to: Troubled

3. Adjective. Emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships.
Exact synonyms: Maladjusted
Similar to: Neurotic, Psychoneurotic

4. Adjective. Affected with madness or insanity. "A man who had gone mad"
Exact synonyms: Brainsick, Crazy, Demented, Mad, Sick, Unbalanced, Unhinged
Similar to: Insane
Derivative terms: Craze, Craziness, Dementedness, Madness, Sick

Definition of Disturbed

1. Adjective. Showing symptoms of mental illness, severe psychosis, or neurosis. ¹

2. Adjective. Extremely surprised; shocked. ¹

3. Verb. (past of ''disturb'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disturbed

1. disturb [v] - See also: disturb

Lexicographical Neighbors of Disturbed

distrustless
distrusts
distune
distuned
distunes
distuning
disturb
disturbability
disturbance
disturbance of the peace
disturbance regime
disturbances
disturbation
disturbations
disturbaunce
disturbed (current term)
disturbed area
disturbed condition
disturber
disturbers
disturbing
disturbingly
disturbs
disturn
disturned
disturning
disturns
disty
distyle
distyles

Literary usage of Disturbed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Comprehensive History of the Woollen and Worsted Manufactures: And the by James Bischoff (1842)
"disturbed state of Clothing Districts—Early Meeting of Parliament—Deputies from ... Parliament was, in consequence of the disturbed state of the country, ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"But in 1582 the country was still disturbed. ' They seek.' \\ rote Sir Henry Wallop of t he native Irish (10 June 1582), ..."

3. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a Tour to the by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson (1888)
"Nay, Sir, (cried Johnson,) when the judgement is so disturbed that a man cannot count, that is pretty well." • I shall give an instance, ..."

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