Definition of 'disturbance'
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Example sentences containing 'disturbance'
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Any persons causing a nuisance or disturbance to others will be asked to leave. The Sun (2016)Maybe this man was suffering some mental disturbance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)During the early phases of a heart attack there is a disturbance in heart rhythm. Preventing Heart Disease (1987)Yet mental disturbance is sometimes more dangerous when it is repressed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There were no reports of any crowd disturbances. Great Sporting Failures (1993)The prospect of civil disturbance will undermine the legitimacy of the administration in any case. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Sleep disturbances are very common in the weeks leading up to a heart attack. Christianity Today (2000)Messages that cause emotional disturbance impair our reasoning ability. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Any persons causing a nuisance or disturbance will be asked to leave. The Sun (2008)When young people cause disturbances in public how often do us adults intervene? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Doctors already know to avoid them in patients who are particularly susceptible to heart rhythm disturbances. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Claims for injury or loss sustained as a result of the civil disturbances will not be entertained. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Emotional and behavioural disturbances would also be noted. Know Your Own Mind (1991)Any persons causing a nuisance or disturbance to others will be asked to leave. The Sun (2013)Police are probing the cause of the disturbance. The Sun (2015)It is uncontrollable because small disturbances lead only to other chaotic motions and not to any stable and predictable alternative. Infinite in All Directions (1989) Small moments of disturbance and wonder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If we discover risk or heart rhythm disturbances, we may advise further investigations to take place. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When it looked like things might turn ugly with a crowd disturbance, he dealt with it calmly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I have witnessed rhythm disturbances that are not documented in any cardiac textbook. Living with Angina (1991)There was an outcry in Scotland last year when it emerged that armed officers were being dispatched to minor disturbances. Times, Sunday Times (2015)An offender who takes part in a large-scale public disturbance cannot expect to be sentenced as if his actions had been committed in isolation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That's just snobbery: faze is a useful verb implying a minor disturbance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)While the resulting insult to the heart can cause rhythm disturbances and lead to cardiac arrest, it doesn't always do so. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'disturbance'
British English: disturbance NOUN
A disturbance is an incident in which people behave violently in public.
During the disturbance which followed, three people were hurt.
Definition of disturbance from the Collins English Dictionary
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