Disturb

/dəˈstərb/

verb: disturb
3rd person present: disturbs
past tense: disturbed
past participle: disturbed
gerund or present participle: disturbing

interfere with the normal arrangement or functioning of.

  • cause to feel anxious.
  • nterrupt the sleep, relaxation, or privacy of.

Origin
Middle English: from Old French destourber, from Latin disturbare, from dis- ‘utterly’ + turbare ‘disturb’ (from turba ‘tumult’).

Disturb origin