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perturbation

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an uneasy state of mind usually over the possibility of an anticipated misfortune or trouble
  • in her perturbation she kept calling her son, a freshman, to see if everything was all right at college

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The first known use of perturbation was in the 14th century

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“Perturbation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/perturbation. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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