n.1.An interruption of a state of peace or quiet; derangement of the regular course of things; disquiet; disorder; as, a disturbance of religious exercises; a disturbance of the galvanic current.
2.Confusion of the mind; agitation of the feelings; perplexity; uneasiness.
Any man . . . in a state of disturbance and irritation.
- Burke.
3.Violent agitation in the body politic; public commotion; tumult.
4.(Law) The hindering or disquieting of a person in the lawful and peaceable enjoyment of his right; the interruption of a right; as, the disturbance of a franchise, of common, of ways, and the like.
Noun1.disturbance - activity that is an intrusion or interruption; "he looked around for the source of the disturbance"; "there was a disturbance of neural function"
Synonyms: perturbation
2.disturbance - an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me"
Synonyms: perturbation, upset
3.disturbance - a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
4.disturbance - a noisy fight
Synonyms: fray, affray, ruffle
5.disturbance - the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion
6.disturbance - (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
7.disturbance - electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
Synonyms: interference, noise

DISTURBANCE, torts. A wrong done to an incorporeal hereditament, by hindering or disquieting the owner in the enjoyment of it. Finch. L. 187; 3 Bl. Com. 235; 1 Swift's Dig. 522; Com. Dig. Action upon the case for a disturbance, Pleader, 3 I 6; 1 Serg. & Rawle, 298.

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