- = disorder, bother (informal), turmoil, riot, upheaval, fray, brawl, uproar, agitation, fracas, commotion, rumpus, tumult, hubbub, shindig (informal), ruction (informal), ruckus (informal), shindy (informal) •
During the disturbance, three men were hurt.
- = upset, bother, disorder, confusion, distraction, intrusion, interruption, annoyance, agitation, hindrance, perturbation, derangement •
The home would cause less disturbance than a school.
- = problem, disorder, upset, trouble •
Poor educational performance is linked to emotional disturbances.
'disturbance' in Other Languages
- British English: disturbance A disturbance is an incident in which people behave violently in public. NOUNDuring the disturbance which followed, three people were hurt.
- Brazilian Portuguese: perturbação
- Chinese: 骚乱骚騷乱亂
- European Spanish: disturbio
- French: troubles
- German: Unruhen
- Italian: disordini
- Japanese: 騒動
- Korean: 소동
- Portuguese: perturbação
- Spanish: disturbio