Synonyms for disruption

Synonyms for (noun) disruption

Synonyms: gap, interruption, disruption, break

Definition: an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

Usage: it was presented without commercial breaks; there was a gap in his account

Similar words: delay, holdup

Definition: the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time


Synonyms: disruption, perturbation

Definition: the act of causing disorder

Similar words: disturbance

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


Synonyms: dislocation, disruption

Definition: an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity

Similar words: break, interruption

Definition: some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity

Usage: the telephone is an annoying interruption; there was a break in the action when a player was hurt


Synonyms: disruption, disturbance, to-do, commotion, flutter, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle

Definition: a disorderly outburst or tumult

Usage: they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused

Similar words: disorder

Definition: a disturbance of the peace or of public order