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Translation of "disturb" - English-Spanish dictionary

disturb

verb   /dɪˈstɜːb/
to stop what someone is doing or make problems for them, often by making a noise molestar Georgia is working, so try not to disturb her.
to upset someone or make them feel worried perturbar He was disturbed by the violence in the movie.
(Definition of disturb from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

disturb

verb /diˈstəːb/
to interrupt or take attention away from molestar, disturbar I’m sorry, am I disturbing you? Sorry to disturb you, have you seen Alan anywhere?
to worry or make anxious perturbar, preocupar This news has disturbed me very much.
to stir up or throw into confusion agitar A violent storm disturbed the surface of the lake.
disturbance noun
a noisy or disorderly happening alboroto, molestia, ruido He was thrown out of the meeting for causing a disturbance.
an interruption interrupción I’ve done quite a lot of work, despite several disturbances.
an act of disturbing disturbio He was arrested for disturbance of the peace.
disturbed adjective
mentally ill, especially as the result of bad experiences in the past Trastornado emotionally disturbed children.
anxious or upset Disgustado I was very disturbed to hear that he had collapsed and been taken to hospital.
disturbing adjective
making you feel very worried or upset Preocupante We received some disturbing news about David. There has been a disturbing increase in knife crime.
disturbingly adverb
Preocupantemente a disturbingly violent film.
(Definition of disturb from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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