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dis·turb

 (dĭ-stûrb′)
tr.v. dis·turbed, dis·turb·ing, dis·turbs
1. To break up or destroy the tranquility, order, or settled state of: "Subterranean fires and deep unrest disturb the whole area" (Rachel Carson).
2. To trouble emotionally or mentally; upset: It disturbed me when you left without saying goodbye.
3.
a. To interfere with; interrupt: noise that disturbed my sleep.
b. To intrude on; inconvenience: Constant calls disturbed her work.
4. Physics To alter or displace a region of (a medium) from its equilibrium state.

[Middle English distourben, from Old French destourber, from Latin disturbāre : Latin dis-, dis- + Latin turbāre, to agitate (from turba, confusion, probably from Greek turbē).]

dis·turb′er n.
dis·turb′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.disturbingly - in a disturbing manner; "the details of the kidnaper's letter had sounded disturbingly convincing"
Translations

disturbingly

[dɪsˈtɜːbɪŋlɪ] ADVde manera inquietante
a disturbingly large numberun número tan grande que resulta inquietante
the bomb fell disturbingly closela bomba cayó tan cerca que causó inquietud

disturbingly

advbeunruhigend; (introducing sentence) → beunruhigenderweise

disturbingly

[dɪsˈtɜːbɪŋlɪ] advin modo inquietante
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