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1. perturb

verb. ['pɝˈtɝːb'] disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed.

Synonyms

  • cark
  • unhinge
  • vex
  • disquiet
  • disorder
  • trouble
  • disturb
  • upset
  • worry

Antonyms

  • stability
  • tidiness
  • orderliness
  • calm

Etymology

  • perturben (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • perturber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Perturb

  • disturb
  • superb
  • reverb
  • blurb
  • verb
  • serb
  • scherb
  • kerb
  • herb
  • curb
  • erbe
  • erb

Sentences with perturb


1. Verb, base form
Since these dogs are so tiny, it doesn't take much to frighten or perturb them.

2. perturb

verb. ['pɝˈtɝːb'] throw into great confusion or disorder.

Synonyms

  • disarray
  • disorder
  • throw out of kilter

Antonyms

  • please
  • composure
  • functional disorder
  • organic disorder

Etymology

  • perturben (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • perturber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. perturb

verb. ['pɝˈtɝːb'] cause a celestial body to deviate from a theoretically regular orbital motion, especially as a result of interposed or extraordinary gravitational pull.

Antonyms

  • refrain

Etymology

  • perturben (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • perturber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. perturb

verb. ['pɝˈtɝːb'] disturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom.

Antonyms

  • untroubled

Etymology

  • perturben (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • perturber (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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