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
There is one disturbance, though, that the group gives a 70% chance of becoming an organized storm.
The officers learned that there had been a disturbance and that an individual had been shot.
Morbitzer said there was a domestic disturbance of some kind.
The man, Robert Johnson, 35, was speaking on a cellphone at an apartment building on May 23 when the Mesa Police Department officers arrived, apparently in response to a domestic disturbance call, and started to question him.
Bettie Jones, shown in an undated family photo, was fatally shot Dec. 26, 2015, by police responding to a domestic disturbance call at a West Garfield Park apartment building.
Kirkpatrick came forward Wednesday, a day after Mesa police faced criticism over another incident where video shows officers punching a man after responding to a domestic disturbance call.
Deputies received a 911 domestic disturbance call about 9:30 p.m. Friday and found a woman outside of the home.
San Dimas Station deputies responded to a house in the 6100 block of Goodway Drive around 10:15 p.m. Monday for a disturbance call, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
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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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