Perturbed



[per-turb] /pərˈtɜrb/

verb (used with object)
1.
to disturb or disquiet greatly in mind; agitate.
2.
to throw into great disorder; derange.
3.
Astronomy. to cause in the orbit of (a celestial body).
/pəˈtɜːb/
verb (transitive; often passive)
1.
to disturb the composure of; trouble
2.
to throw into disorder
3.
(physics, astronomy) to cause (a planet, electron, etc) to undergo a perturbation
adj.

1510s, past participle adjective from perturb (v.).
v.

late 14c., from Old French perturber “disturb, confuse” (14c.) and directly from Latin perturbare “to confuse, disorder, disturb,” especially of states of the mind, from per- “through” (see per) + turbare “disturb, confuse,” from turba “turmoil, crowd” (see turbid). Related: Perturbed; perturbing.

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