Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: perturb
IPA transcription: [pɚt'ɝb]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder
    Meaning: disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
Usage examples
  • No, for then it would perturb Saturn and Jupiter also, and they were not perturbed by it.
  • It must be admitted, however, that the fragments of our supposed shell might in the course of ages, if left to themselves, mutually perturb each other into a different arrangement of orbits from that with which they began.