Disturbance in a sentence as a noun

I feel a great disturbance in the force, as if... Sigh.

There is a "read disturbance effect" on MLC flash that causes wear on reads.

"if you roll out soldiers to address a civil disturbance, you need to figure out what they are going to do.

Those missions are political disturbance of far away countries.

They should have doors that close and be reasonably insulated from sound, so that a worker can work without disturbance when they want to.

From "The Zen of Programming":------Hearing a disturbance, the master programmer went into the novice's cubicle.

Could that also be interpreted as:------Hearing a disturbance, the master programmer went into the novice's cubicle.

It's kinda like the Nobel Peace Prize for developers, only better Somewhere a copywriter felt a disturbance in the force..

The officer then asked what the disturbance was and the faculty member relented - they were worried that there would be an incident, but that it hadn't yet happened.

> I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices [of copyright attorneys and trade industry groups] suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced.

I don't believe the police have any right to give a lawful order to compel a citizen from leaving a public area unless there is a public disturbance or danger.

Whether it's sound fingerprinting, gps, WiFi tracking, or now magnetic disturbance tracking, your phone's location services is getting so it can tell within a few feet where you are at all times.

Don't underestimate the power of needing to be around your own gender as a teenager, or at least, the disturbance of being around just the other gender in an elective class.

Everyone scoffed at the idea that I was there because of a traffic violation, and likely assumed I was making that up"...Running a red light.... and creating a disturbance" is what you should have said.

Imagine feeling like a broken human, only to have society reinforce that depression means you're broken; it creates a secondary, even more powerful disturbance in your mind.

Normal vision was restored instantaneously and without any disturbance in the natural appearance or position of objects.

That happened yesterday, and at least two major Ukrainian mobile operators stated [1,2] that they have nothing to do with these SMS broadcasts and that pirate base stations were probably used in the area of the disturbance.

Disturbance definitions


activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption; "the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset"; "he looked around for the source of the disturbance"; "there was a disturbance of neural function"

See also: perturbation


an unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me"

See also: perturbation upset


a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

See also: disruption commotion flutter to-do hoo-ha hoo-hah kerfuffle


a noisy fight

See also: affray fray ruffle


the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion


(psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness

See also: folie


electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication

See also: noise interference