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disturbed

adjective     /dɪˈstɜːbd/ US  /-ˈstɝːbd/
C2 not thinking or behaving normally because of mental or emotional problems: a centre for emotionally/mentally disturbed teenagersOf unsound mindStupid and silly
(Definition of disturbed adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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