: having or showing evidence of a mental or emotional illness
: worried and unhappy
of sleep : affected by a disturbance
: showing symptoms of emotional illness <disturbed children> <disturbed behavior>
Examples of DISTURBED
- He seems very disturbed about his work lately.
First Known Use of DISTURBED
dis·turbed adjective \dis-ˈtərbd\ (Medical Dictionary)
: showing symptoms of emotional illness or mental disorder <disturbed children> <disturbed behavior>
: designed for or occupied by disturbed patients <disturbed wards>
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