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Definition of Disturbance


  1. An interruption of a state of peace or quiet; derangement of the regular course of things; disquiet; disorder; as, a disturbance of religious exercises; a disturbance of the galvanic current.
  2. Confusion of the mind; agitation of the feelings; perplexity; uneasiness.
  3. Violent agitation in the body politic; public commotion; tumult.
  4. The hindering or disquieting of a person in the lawful and peaceable enjoyment of his right; the interruption of a right; as, the disturbance of a franchise, of common, of ways, and the like.
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Disturbance Translations

disturbance in Dutch is storing
disturbance in Latin is turbatio, tumultus
disturbance in Norwegian is forstyrrelse, uro