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Definition of "disturbed" []

  • Showing signs or symptoms of mental or emotional illness: crimes that could only be committed by a disturbed person. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disturbed" in a sentence
  • "Cooper, I would not object to your use of the term disturbed psyche in connection with the sensibility profiled here."
  • "The label disturbed her so much for a while that she vowed to abandon her new style of investigative reporting."
  • "The anxious call of his name disturbed his concentration."