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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated disturbance as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

9 August 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 41 answers for the crossword clue 'disturbance', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given disturbance a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen disturbance as an answer itself some 57 times.

disturbance is a single word clue made up of 11 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Thursday, 19 August 2021 with the answer being INTERFERENCE, but the most popular answer for this clue is COMMOTION.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion
  • A noisy fight
  • Activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption; "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"
  • Electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
  • (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness
  • An unhappy and worried mental state; "there was too much anger and disturbance"; "she didn't realize the upset she caused me"
  • A disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ADO
A rapid active commotion

DIN
The act of making a noisy disturbance

ROW
The act of rowing as a sport

4 Letters

FRAY
A noisy fight

RIOT
A wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

STIR
A rapid active commotion

TODO

5 Letters

FOLIE
(psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness

HOOHA

MELEE
A noisy riotous fight

NOISE
Incomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks; "all the noise in his speech concealed the fact that he didn't have anything to say"

UPSET Howard
An improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"

6 Letters

AFFRAY
A noisy fight

FRACAS
Noisy quarrel

FURORE
A sudden outburst (as of protest)

HOOHAH

KICKUP
Raising the feet backward with the hands on the ground; a first movement in doing a handstand

RUCKUS
The act of making a noisy disturbance

RUFFLE
A noisy fight

RUMPUS
The act of making a noisy disturbance

SHINDY SURINDER SOBTI
A large and noisy party of people

TUMULT
Violent agitation

UNREST
A state of agitation or turbulent change or development; "the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"

7 Letters

FLUTTER
The act of moving back and forth

RUCTION
The act of making a noisy disturbance

TROUBLE
An effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty"

TURMOIL
Disturbance usually in protest

8 Letters

UPHEAVAL
Disturbance usually in protest

9 Letters

AGITATION
The act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)

COMMOTION
The act of making a noisy disturbance

KERFUFFLE
A disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

10 Letters

DISRUPTION
An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

HURLYBURLY
A disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

11 Letters

DISTRACTION
The act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something; "conjurers are experts at misdirection"

12 Letters

INTERFERENCE
(American football) blocking a player's path with your body; "he ran interference for the quarterback"

PERTURBATION
The act of causing disorder

RESTLESSNESS
A feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion; "he's got the fidgets"; "waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness"

SPOTOFBOTHER

14 Letters

MENTALDISORDER
(psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness

17 Letters

MENTALDISTURBANCE
(psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness

21 Letters

PSYCHOLOGICALDISORDER
(psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness

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