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Definition of Disturb


  1. To throw into disorder or confusion; to derange; to interrupt the settled state of; to excite from a state of rest.
  2. To agitate the mind of; to deprive of tranquillity; to disquiet; to render uneasy; as, a person is disturbed by receiving an insult, or his mind is disturbed by envy.
  3. To turn from a regular or designed course.
  4. Disturbance.

Disturb Quotations

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Marcus Aurelius

I love the fact that little kids think I'm a witch. A mum might come over and say 'I'm sorry to disturb you, but my daughter thinks you're in 'Harry Potter.' I'll say 'That's cool' and take the kid aside and say, 'I'm a witch. If you don't listen to your mum, I'm going to haunt you!' It's brilliant. I can scare kids into doing their homework.
Natalia Tena

If small things have the power to disturb you, then who you think you are is exactly that: small.
Eckhart Tolle

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.
Hermann Hesse

Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
Saint Teresa of Avila
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Disturb Translations

disturb in Danish is hindre, forstyrre
disturb in Dutch is hinderen, storen, belemmeren
disturb in Finnish is vaivata
disturb in Italian is frastornare
disturb in Latin is concutio, commoveo, differo
disturb in Norwegian is forstyrre
disturb in Portuguese is perturbe
disturb in Spanish is perturbar, estorbar
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