Student Thesaurus

One entry found for disturb.
Entry Word: disturb
Function: verb
Text: 1 to trouble the mind of; to make uneasy <all that talk of war disturbed us>
Synonyms agitate, bother, concern, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, distract, distress, exercise, freak (out), perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, worry
Related Words aggravate, anger, annoy, bug, chafe, chivy, exasperate, fret, gall, get, grate, harass, harry, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pester, pique, put out, rile, vex; bedevil, haunt, plague; abash, confound, confuse, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, mortify, nonplus, rattle; daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dismay, dispirit
Near Antonyms allay, alleviate, assuage; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiate
Antonyms calm, compose, quiet, settle, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize)
2 to change the place or position of <the items on her desk had been disturbed> -- see MOVE 1
3 to undo the proper order or arrangement of <her careful filing system is sure to be disturbed during the move> -- see DISORDER
4 to thrust oneself upon (another) without invitation <sorry to disturb you while you're working> -- see BOTHER 1
5 to cause discomfort to or trouble for <the noisy lawnmower disturbed their sleep> -- see INCONVENIENCE