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 for disturbed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disturb \Dis*turb"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disturbed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Disturbing.] [OE. desturben, destourben, OF.
     destorber, desturber, destourber, fr. L. disturbare,
     disturbatum; dis- + turbare to disturb, trouble, turba
     disorder, tumult, crowd. See Turbid.]
     1. To throw into disorder or confusion; to derange; to
        interrupt the settled state of; to excite from a state of
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              Preparing to disturb
              With all-cofounding war the realms above. --Cowper.
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              The bellow's noise disturbed his quiet rest.
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              The utmost which the discontented colonies could do,
              was to disturb authority.             --Burke.
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     2. To agitate the mind of; to deprive of tranquillity; to
        disquiet; to render uneasy; as, a person is disturbed by
        receiving an insult, or his mind is disturbed by envy.
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     3. To turn from a regular or designed course. [Obs.]
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              And disturb
              His inmost counsels from their destined aim.
     Syn: To disorder; disquiet; agitate; discompose; molest;
          perplex; trouble; incommode; ruffle.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having the place or position changed; "the disturbed
             books and papers on her desk"; "disturbed grass showed
             where the horse had passed"
      2: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or
         grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted
         moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed
         into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown";
         "one last worried check of the sleeping children" [syn:
         disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried]
      3: emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with
         personal relationships [syn: disturbed, maladjusted]
      4: affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"
         [syn: brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad,
         sick, unbalanced, unhinged]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  178 Moby Thesaurus words for "disturbed":
     abashed, abroad, adrift, afflicted, aggravated, agitated,
     all-overish, amiss, angry, annoyed, anxious, anxioused up,
     apprehensive, askew, astray, at sea, awry, balled-up, batty, beset,
     bewildered, bonkers, bothered, brain-damaged, brain-injured,
     browned-off, bugged, burnt-up, cast down, catatonic, certifiable,
     chafed, chagrined, chaotic, chapfallen, clueless, cockeyed,
     concerned, confused, convulsed, crazy, depressed, deranged,
     disarranged, discomfited, discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted,
     dislocated, dismayed, disordered, disorderly, disorganized,
     disoriented, disquieted, distracted, distraught, distressed,
     embarrassed, exasperated, excited, fearful, feverish, fidgety,
     flurried, flustered, fluttered, foreboding, fussed, galled, griped,
     guessing, haywire, hung up, hypochondriac, hysteric, ill at ease,
     in a fix, in a jumble, in a maze, in a pickle, in a pother,
     in a pucker, in a scrape, in a stew, in a sweat, in a swivet,
     in a tizzy, in disorder, insane, irked, irritated, jittery,
     jumbled, jumpy, lost, mad, maladjusted, manic-depressive, mazed,
     mentally ill, mentally sick, miffed, misgiving, misplaced,
     mixed-up, mortified, nervous, nervy, nettled, neurasthenic,
     neurotic, nuts, off the track, on tenterhooks, on the fritz,
     out of countenance, out of gear, out of joint, out of kelter,
     out of kilter, out of order, out of place, out of tune,
     out of whack, overanxious, overapprehensive, paranoiac, paranoid,
     peeved, perplexed, perturbed, phobic, piqued, provoked,
     psychasthenic, psychoneurotic, psychopathic, psychotic, put-out,
     put-upon, rattled, resentful, restless, riled, roiled, roily,
     ruffled, schiz, schizoid, schizophrenic, schizy, screwy, shaken,
     shaken up, shook, shuffled, solicitous, stirred up, strained,
     suspenseful, tense, troubled, troublous, turbid, turbulent,
     turned around, unbalanced, uncomfortable, uneasy, unpeaceful,
     unquiet, unsettled, upset, vexed, without a clue, worried,

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