perturb

perturb

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perturbed

perturbed

perturbing

Verb
disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
  • "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"

Synonymer

disturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom
  • "The electrons were perturbed by the passing ion"
cause a celestial body to deviate from a theoretically regular orbital motion, esp. as a result of interposed or extraordinary gravitational pull
  • "The orbits of these stars were perturbed by the passings of a comet"
throw into great confusion or disorder
  • "Fundamental Islamicists theaten to perturb the social order in Algeria and Egypt"

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