Definition of disturbances


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • disturbances is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 17 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • disturbances is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 21 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of disturbances

  • a noisy fight (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. affray
    2. fray
    3. ruffle

  • a disorderly outburst or tumult (noun)

    Examples

    1. they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused

    Synonyms

    1. commotion
    2. disruption
    3. flutter
    4. hoo-ha
    5. hoo-hah
    6. hurly burly
    7. kerfuffle
    8. to-do

  • electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. interference
    2. noise

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

    Synonyms

    1. folie
    2. mental disorder
    3. mental disturbance
    4. psychological disorder

  • activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption (noun)

    Examples

    1. he looked around for the source of the disturbance
    2. there was a disturbance of neural function

    Synonyms

    1. perturbation

  • an unhappy and worried mental state (noun)

    Examples

    1. there was too much anger and disturbance

    Synonyms

    1. perturbation
    2. upset

  • the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion (noun)

See definition of disturbances in Merriam Webster