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Distortion vs Disturb - What's the difference?

distortion | disturb |


As nouns the difference between distortion and disturb

is that distortion is an act of distorting while disturb is disturbance.

As a verb disturb is

to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids.

Disturb vs Tear - What's the difference?

disturb | tear | Related terms |

Disturb is a related term of tear.


In lang=en terms the difference between disturb and tear

is that disturb is to have a negative emotional impact; to cause emotional distress or confusion while tear is to produce tears.

As verbs the difference between disturb and tear

is that disturb is to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids while tear is to rend (a solid material) by holding or restraining in two places and pulling apart, whether intentionally or not; to destroy or separate or tear can be to produce tears.

As nouns the difference between disturb and tear

is that disturb is (obsolete) disturbance while tear is a hole or break caused by tearing or tear can be a drop of clear, salty liquid produced from the eyes by crying or irritation.

Disturb vs Frustrate - What's the difference?

disturb | frustrate | Related terms |

Disturb is a related term of frustrate.


In lang=en terms the difference between disturb and frustrate

is that disturb is to have a negative emotional impact; to cause emotional distress or confusion while frustrate is to cause stress or panic.

As verbs the difference between disturb and frustrate

is that disturb is to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids while frustrate is to disappoint or defeat; to vex by depriving of something expected or desired.

As a noun disturb

is (obsolete) disturbance.

As an adjective frustrate is

vain; ineffectual; useless; nugatory.

Disturb vs Destroy - What's the difference?

disturb | destroy |


In transitive terms the difference between disturb and destroy

is that disturb is to divert, redirect, or alter by disturbing while destroy is to put down or euthanize.

In intransitive terms the difference between disturb and destroy

is that disturb is to have a negative emotional impact; to cause emotional distress or confusion while destroy is to cause destruction.

As a noun disturb

is disturbance.

Whack vs Disturb - What's the difference?

whack | disturb |


As nouns the difference between whack and disturb

is that whack is a blow, impact or slap while disturb is (obsolete) disturbance.

As verbs the difference between whack and disturb

is that whack is to hit, slap or strike while disturb is to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids.

Embroil vs Disturb - What's the difference?

embroil | disturb | Synonyms |

Embroil is a synonym of disturb.


As verbs the difference between embroil and disturb

is that embroil is to draw into a situation; to cause to be involved while disturb is to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids.

As a noun disturb is

(obsolete) disturbance.

Disturb vs Discuss - What's the difference?

disturb | discuss | Related terms |

Disturb is a related term of discuss.


In lang=en terms the difference between disturb and discuss

is that disturb is to have a negative emotional impact; to cause emotional distress or confusion while discuss is to converse or debate concerning a particular topic.

In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between disturb and discuss

is that disturb is (obsolete) disturbance while discuss is (obsolete) to communicate, tell, or disclose (information, a message, etc).

As verbs the difference between disturb and discuss

is that disturb is to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids while discuss is (obsolete|transitive) to drive away, disperse, shake off; said especially of tumors.

As a noun disturb

is (obsolete) disturbance.

Disturb vs Transgress - What's the difference?

disturb | transgress | Related terms |

Disturb is a related term of transgress.


In lang=en terms the difference between disturb and transgress

is that disturb is to have a negative emotional impact; to cause emotional distress or confusion while transgress is to act in violation of some law.

As verbs the difference between disturb and transgress

is that disturb is to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids while transgress is to exceed or overstep some limit or boundary.

As a noun disturb

is (obsolete) disturbance.

Move vs Disturb - What's the difference?

move | disturb | Related terms |

Move is a related term of disturb.


In lang=en terms the difference between move and disturb

is that move is to propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose formally for consideration and determination, in a deliberative assembly; to submit, as a resolution to be adopted; as, to move to adjourn while disturb is to have a negative emotional impact; to cause emotional distress or confusion.

In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between move and disturb

is that move is (obsolete) to apply to, as for aid while disturb is (obsolete) disturbance.

As verbs the difference between move and disturb

is that move is to change place or posture; to stir; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another while disturb is to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids.

As nouns the difference between move and disturb

is that move is the act of moving; a movement while disturb is (obsolete) disturbance.

Disturb vs Profane - What's the difference?

disturb | profane | Related terms |

Disturb is a related term of profane.


As verbs the difference between disturb and profane

is that disturb is to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids while profane is .

As a noun disturb

is (obsolete) disturbance.

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