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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.

disturbing

(dɪˈstɜːbɪŋ)
adj
tending to upset or agitate; troubling; worrying
disˈturbingly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disturbing - causing distress or worry or anxietydisturbing - causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"
heavy - marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; "a heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids"

disturbing

disturbing

adjective
Translations

disturbing

[dɪsˈtɜːbɪŋ] ADJ [influence, thought] → perturbador; [event] → inquietante, preocupante
it is disturbing thates inquietante que ...

disturbing

[dɪˈstɜːrbɪŋ] adj [experience] → troublant(e); [situation] → inquiétant(e); [news, trend] → inquiétant(e)

disturbing

adj (= alarming)beunruhigend; (= distracting)störend; some viewers may find these scenes disturbingeinige Zuschauer könnten an diesen Szenen Anstoß nehmen

disturbing

[dɪsˈtɜːbɪŋ] adjinquietante
References in classic literature ?
They received Pierre in their small, new drawing-room, where it was impossible to sit down anywhere without disturbing its symmetry, neatness, and order; so it was quite comprehensible and not strange that Berg, having generously offered to disturb the symmetry of an armchair or of the sofa for his dear guest, but being apparently painfully undecided on the matter himself, eventually left the visitor to settle the question of selection.
You and I, therefore, who both love him, though in different ways, should make it our business to protect him from all disturbing influences.
As to disturbing you I shall soon learn to avoid doing that, for I hate disturbing people.
Occasionally, a name was followed simply by the remark, "II days, for disturbing the peace," and without comment upon the justice or injustice of the sentence.
And the archers began to shoot; and he who shot not through the garland without disturbing its leaves and tendrils was fain to submit to a good sound buffet from Little John.
The company sat down to meat, and the guest was treated to two more disturbing surprise.
Meantime, the purpose of the Governor, in disturbing the peace of the town at a period when the slightest commotion might throw the country into a ferment, was almost the universal subject of inquiry, and variously explained.
You understand that nothing is more disturbing than the upsetting of a preconceived idea.
But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing.
The video tells people where and how they can best see the creatures without disturbing them.
The Walking Dead" Season 5, Episode 1 is going to be too disturbing for television.
Rolls-Royce made it as safe as they possibly could and I don't want to see any of that safety disturbing.