Synonyms of disturb in English:


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1‘we need somewhere where we won't be disturbed while we have our chat’


interrupt, intrude on, butt in on, barge in on

distract, interfere with, disrupt, bother, trouble, pester, plague, harass, molest

informal horn in on, hassle

2‘he does not want his books and papers disturbed’


disarrange, muddle, rearrange, disorganize, disorder, mix up, interfere with

confuse, throw into confusion, throw into disorder, derange, get into a tangle

unsettle, convulse, turn upside down, make a mess of

3‘the surface waters are constantly disturbed by winds’


agitate, churn up, stir up, whisk, beat, convulse, ruffle

literary roil

4‘he wasn't disturbed by all the allegations’


perturb, trouble, concern, worry, upset

agitate, fluster, discomfit, disconcert, dismay, distress, discompose, unsettle, ruffle, stir up

alarm, frighten, startle, shake

confuse, bewilder, perplex, confound, daze, excite

5‘his mother had told him not to disturb himself’


inconvenience, put out, put to trouble, discommode