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Definition of the adjective disturbed

What does disturbed mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more disturbed / most disturbed

  1. having the place or position changed
    • examples: the disturbed books and papers on her desk | disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed
    • similar: disarranged
  2. afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
  3. emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships
  4. affected with madness or insanity

Alternative definition of the adjective disturbed


  1. Showing symptoms of mental illness, severe psychosis, or neurosis.
  2. Extremely surprised; shocked.

Definition of the verb disturbed

What does disturbed mean as a doing word?


  1. past of disturb


Disturbed is an American rock band from Chicago, Illinois. The band's members are vocalist David Draiman, guitarist Dan Donegan, bassist John Moyer, and drummer Mike Wengren. Former band members are bassist Steve "Fuzz" Kmak and vocalist Erich Awalt.

  • also known as Brawl
  • members:
  • genres: Alternative metal, Hard rock, Heavy metal, Nu metal, Rock music, Metalcore, Rap metal
  • albums: "The Sickness", "Voices", "Believe", "Ten Thousand Fists", "Prayer", "Remember", "Indestructible", "Live & Indestructible", "M.O.L.", "Indestructible in Germany", "Asylum", "Another Way to Die", "Disturbed", "The Lost Children", "Music as a Weapon II", "Stricken", "Stupify", "Down with the Sickness", "The Game", "Liberate", "Guarded", "Just Stop", "Land of Confusion", "Inside the Fire", "Perfect Insanity", "The Night", "The Animal", "Warrior", "Hell", "Disturbing the Peace"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Billboard Music Award for Top Rock Artist
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance - "Inside the Fire"
  • official website:


  1. "Disturbed" is the second album by Coo Coo Cal, released on September 18, 2001 through Tommy Boy Records. Most of the album was produced by Bigg Hank, though Bink, DJ Cipha Sounds, Rated X and Kay Gee of Naughty by Nature also contributed production to the album.
  2. "Disturbed" is a musical album of Anorexia Nervosa.
    • released in (6 years ago)
  3. "Disturbed" is a musical album of Disturbed.
    • released on (4 years ago)


  1. "Disturbed" is a 1990 American horror film directed by Charles Winkler starring Malcolm McDowell as a psychiatrist who rapes a young woman in his care, then must deal with her vengeance-seeking daughter 10 years later.
  2. "Disturbed": The quiet town of Quartz Hill is about to experience the worst night of the town's history. A notorious killer has escaped from death row with one thought on his mind: revenge. Unaware of the danger, the Fontaine family continues with its normal routine. One by one, the killer stalks each family member that put him in jail. As he kills each victim, we gain insight into a man who is truly disturbed.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Disturbed

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Childhood Education (2012)

by Doris Pronin Fromberg, Leslie R Williams

Lazarus Emotionally Disturbed Children who are classified as emotionally disturbed have difficulties in peer and adult relationships, exhibit inappropriate behaviors, and evidence pervasive moods of unhappiness or depression.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of North-east India (2004)

The whole district was said disturbed area under the Assam Disturbed Areas Act, 1955, to enable the government to make adequate provision for the suppression of the disturbances, maintenance of the public order and communication ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

This peculiar symptom was noted: “A tendency to sleep, disturbed every three to four ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1993)

Volume 43 - Process Control: Feedback Simulation to Process Optimization by John J. McKetta Jr

The feed stream temperature is generally constant on supply, but short- term deviations are expected (disturbed for controllability reasons).

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Elements (2008)

Technical Data - History - Processing - Applications by Per Enghag

The Disturbed Sulfur ...

Google previewThe Water Encyclopedia, Third Edition (2007)

Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources by Pedro Fierro, Jr., Evan K. Nyer

b For slightly disturbed ecosystems where the management goal is no change in biodiversity, users may prefer to apply a higher protection level. c ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Heavy Metal Music (2009)

by William Phillips, Brian Cogan

DISTURBED 75 DISSECTION (1989–2006). Jon Nodtveidt (vocals/guitar), John Zwetsloot (guitar, replaced by Johan Norman, finally Set Tietan), Peter Palmdahl (bass, replaced by Bruce Leclercq), Ole Ohman (drums, replaced by Tomas ...

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Quotes about Disturbed

Be not disturbed at being misunderstood; be disturbed at not understanding.
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Scrabble value of D2I1S1T1U1R1B3E1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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