Examples of disturbance in a Sentence
She doesn't want any more disturbances while she is studying.
He reacts badly to disturbance of his daily routine.
Fish are able to detect even slight disturbances in the water.
Disturbance of the river's sediment causes cloudy water.
Neighbors called the police to report a disturbance.
They were arrested for creating a disturbance.
The violence that soldiers experience in war can lead to emotional disturbance in later years.
Recent Examples of disturbance from the Web
Stevante Clark was admitted to the hospital last Sunday after someone called police about a disturbance at The Greens Hotel on Del Paso Boulevard.
Three of the teenagers — Diego Glay, 19, Daniel Ennos, 17, and Bernard Moore, 17 — were charged as adults in the disturbance at the Victor Cullen Center in Sabillasville, state police said.
Officers were at the residence shortly before 5 a.m. to respond to a call about a mental disturbance, according to the NOPD.
Along with the transit center restroom episode, City Hall is the latest public building in the downtown area to change its hours and security presence in response to disturbances.
Police were called around 2 a.m. to a home on West Gore Street about a general disturbance.
Officers were dispatched Saturday to a disturbance in Vesta Trailer Park relating to a subject with a gun threatening tenants.
Garo Kuredjian said deputies responded to domestic disturbance around 10 p.m. Sunday in Thousand Oaks, west of Los Angeles.
He was turned over to Aurora police for questioning about a disturbance at an Aurora residence.
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DISTURBANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disturbance for English Language Learners
: something that stops you from working, sleeping, etc. : the act of disturbing someone or something
: a change in the position, arrangement, or order of something
: violent or noisy behavior especially in public
DISTURBANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of disturbance for Students
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