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perturbed

adjective

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feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty
  • a perturbed look betrayed her nervousness at her first job interview

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perturbed

verb
past tense of perturb

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The first known use of perturbed was in 1538

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“Perturbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/perturbed. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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