Definitions for perturbation

Definitions for (noun) perturbation

Main entry: disruption, perturbation

Definition: the act of causing disorder

Main entry: fluster, perturbation

Definition: a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset

Main entry: perturbation, disturbance

Definition: activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption

Usage: 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

Main entry: perturbation

Definition: (physics) a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly

Main entry: perturbation, upset, disturbance

Definition: an unhappy and worried mental state

Usage: there was too much anger and disturbance; she didn't realize the upset she caused me

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