disturbance


disturbance

noun

Definition of DISTURBANCE

1
a state of noisy, confused activity <went to investigate the disturbance outside>
Near Antonyms calm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness
2
an act or instance of the order of things being disturbed <caused a disturbance in the carefully ordered proceedings>
3
the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another <the assistant apologized for the disturbance and got straight to the point>

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