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1. disturbance

noun. ['dɪˈstɝːbəns'] activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption.

Synonyms

  • bother
  • magnetic storm
  • fuss
  • activity
  • hassle
  • trouble

Antonyms

  • nonmoving
  • refrain
  • descend
  • linger

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2. disturbance

noun. ['dɪˈstɝːbəns'] an unhappy and worried mental state.

Synonyms

  • perturbation
  • upset

Antonyms

  • raise
  • pull
  • unwind

3. disturbance

noun. ['dɪˈstɝːbəns'] the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion.

Synonyms

  • turmoil
  • battle royal
  • motility
  • rumpus
  • upheaval
  • disruption
  • tumultuous disturbance
  • movement
  • tumult
  • motion
  • furor
  • rampage
  • overthrow
  • commotion
  • furore
  • move
  • ruckus
  • outburst
  • din
  • perturbation
  • excitement
  • scrimmage
  • violent disorder
  • disorganisation
  • derangement
  • circus
  • mayhem
  • ruction
  • disorganization
  • carnival
  • upset
  • havoc
  • hullabaloo
  • agitation

Antonyms

  • closing
  • opening
  • immobility
  • immotility

4. disturbance

noun. ['dɪˈstɝːbəns'] a disorderly outburst or tumult.

Synonyms

  • garboil
  • storm
  • hurly burly
  • to-do
  • upheaval
  • storm centre
  • disruption
  • storm center
  • tumultuousness
  • uproar
  • tumult
  • commotion
  • tempest
  • hoo-ha
  • hoo-hah
  • stir
  • flutter
  • splash
  • kerfuffle
  • convulsion
  • earthquake
  • incident
  • disorder

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

5. disturbance

noun. ['dɪˈstɝːbəns'] a noisy fight.

Synonyms

  • scrap
  • fighting
  • fray
  • affray
  • fight
  • ruffle

Antonyms

  • retreat
  • boo
  • moving
  • motionlessness

6. disturbance

noun. ['dɪˈstɝːbəns'] electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication.

Synonyms

  • white noise
  • noise
  • background
  • static
  • background signal
  • XT
  • jitter
  • atmospheric static
  • trouble
  • atmospherics
  • clutter
  • interference
  • crosstalk

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • ascend
  • go

7. disturbance

noun. ['dɪˈstɝːbəns'] (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness.

Synonyms

  • mental disorder
  • affective disorder
  • dissociative disorder
  • encopresis
  • anxiety disorder
  • emotional disturbance
  • neurosis
  • emotional disorder
  • delirium
  • psychological disorder
  • folie
  • conversion disorder
  • aberration
  • conversion reaction
  • folie a deux
  • schizothymia
  • Asperger's syndrome
  • psychosomatic disorder
  • personality disorder
  • mental disturbance
  • delusional disorder
  • conversion hysteria
  • major affective disorder
  • disorder
  • upset
  • psychoneurosis

Antonyms

  • converge
  • enter
  • hop out
  • stand still

8. emotional

adjective. ['ɪˈmoʊʃənəl, ˈiːˌmoʊʃənəl'] of more than usual emotion.

Synonyms

  • emotive
  • low-down
  • mind-blowing
  • maudlin
  • schmalzy
  • supercharged
  • schmaltzy
  • touched
  • releasing
  • warm
  • funky
  • moved
  • temperamental
  • drippy
  • warm-toned
  • hot-blooded
  • lyric
  • affected
  • mawkish
  • kitschy
  • emotionalism
  • little
  • moody
  • moving
  • mushy
  • charged
  • emotionality
  • affectional
  • soppy
  • overemotional
  • hokey
  • affective
  • soupy
  • slushy
  • sentimental
  • stirred
  • passionate
  • soulful
  • het up
  • bathetic
  • cathartic
  • lyrical

Antonyms

  • unmoving
  • unmoved
  • passionless
  • cool
  • unemotional

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • emotion (English)
  • émotion (French)

9. emotional

adjective. ['ɪˈmoʊʃənəl, ˈiːˌmoʊʃənəl'] (of persons) excessively affected by emotion.

Synonyms

  • agitated
  • aroused
  • excited

Antonyms

  • dry
  • careful
  • tight
  • tidy

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • emotion (English)
  • émotion (French)

Sentences with emotional-disturbance


1. Noun Phrase
Also, try to figure out whether there's a consistent trigger preceding the behavior, like a particular person arriving or lots of loud noise, to determine whether some sort of emotional disturbance is at work.

2. Noun Phrase
Playing in a small sandbox is a floor-time activity that facilitates learning new words, increased verbal communication and improves emotional disturbances resulting from children touching new or disliked textures.

3. Noun Phrase
Floor-time activities for children with autism teach daily living skills, improve behavior problems, increase communication and social skills and decrease emotional disturbances.

4. Noun Phrase
NICHCY states that there are 6 categories of mental disabilities under IDEA: autism, developmental delay, emotional disturbance, intellectual disability, other health impairment, and specific learning disability.

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