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disturbed

adjective dis·turbed

: having or showing evidence of a mental or emotional illness

: worried and unhappy

of sleep : affected by a disturbance

Full Definition of DISTURBED

:  showing symptoms of emotional illness <disturbed children> <disturbed behavior>
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Examples of DISTURBED

  1. He seems very disturbed about his work lately.

First Known Use of DISTURBED

1904

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DISTURBED Defined for Kids

disturbed

adjective dis·turbed \di-ˈstərbd\

Definition of DISTURBED for Kids

:  showing signs of mental or emotional illness <He works with emotionally disturbed patients.>
Medical Dictionary

disturbed

adjective dis·turbed \dis-ˈtərbd\

Medical Definition of DISTURBED

1
:  showing symptoms of emotional illness or mental disorder <disturbed children> <disturbed behavior>
2
:  designed for or occupied by disturbed patients <disturbed wards>

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