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"disturbed" in British English

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disturbedadjective

uk   /dɪˈstɜːbd/  us   /-ˈstɝːbd/
C2 not ​thinking or ​behavingnormally because of ​mental or ​emotionalproblems: a ​centre for emotionally/​mentally disturbed ​teenagers
(Definition of disturbed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disturbedadjective

 us   /dɪˈstɜrbd/
so ​mentallyconfused or ​ill that ​specialtreatment is ​necessary: He ​wrote a ​book on the ​treatment of ​emotionally disturbed ​children.
(Definition of disturbed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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