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disturbance

noun affray, agitation, annoyance, anxiety, anxiousness, commotion, confusion, discomfiture, discomposure, disconcertion, discontinuity, dishevelment, dislocation, disorder, displacement, disquiet, disquietude, eruption, faction, ferment, fomentation, fracas, fuss, hindrance, inquietude, interruption, intrusion, maelstrom, misarrangement, misgiving, molestation, motus, quandary, rebellion, restiveness, restlessness, revolt, revolution, state of disorder, trepidation, tumult, tumultus, turbatio, turbulence, turmoil, unrest, unruliness, uprising, uproar
Associated concepts: creating a disturbance, disorderly connuct, disturbance of court, disturbance of possession, dissurbance of quiet possession, disturbing the peace
See also: affray, altercation, belligerency, bluster, brawl, cataclysm, commotion, confusion, consternation, detriment, disorder, dispute, embarrassment, embroilment, fracas, fray, furor, imbroglio, insurrection, molestation, nuisance, outbreak, outburst, outcry, pandemonium, panic, phobia, riot, trouble, turmoil, violation

DISTURBANCE, torts. A wrong done to an incorporeal hereditament, by hindering or disquieting the owner in the enjoyment of it. Finch. L. 187; 3 Bl. Com. 235; 1 Swift's Dig. 522; Com. Dig. Action upon the case for a disturbance, Pleader, 3 I 6; 1 Serg. & Rawle, 298.

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He further said that the western disturbance will not cause any damage to the crops in the next seven days.
The PAGASA official, however, said the new disturbance is not expected to surpass the strength of Urduja or Vinta.
A London Midland spokesman said: "There was a disturbance on the 8.
A man involved in the disturbance was given a fixed penalty notice for being drunk and disorderly.
We also assessed future impacts by developing nine scenarios of increased disturbance and used Marxan software (Ball et al.
Conversely, there are also cases where there is a direct connection between human disturbance and negative impacts on waterbirds, including disruption during breeding season (Safina and Burger, 1983), increased energetic demands (Ydenberg and Dill, 1986; Burger, 1991), increased vulnerability to predators (Safina and Burger, 1983), as well as a reduction in foraging efficiency, foraging rates, and nesting success (Burger, 1994; Stolen, 2003).
In the synthetic aperture radar image of the same site, right, areas of disturbance appear dark.
The parametric uncertainties, external time-varying disturbances, nonlinear dynamics, and coupling are treated as the total disturbance in the proposed design.
Chief Inspector Dave Willett, from Northumbria Police's Sunderland Area Command, said: "Luckily no-one has been harmed as a result of this disturbance and only damage was caused.
Their topics include disturbance attenuation and rejection for nonlinear systems using disturbance observer based control (DOBC), composite DOBC and terminal sliding mode control for nonlinear systems with disturbances, hierarchical anti-disturbance adaptive controller design, anti-disturbance proportional integral derivative attitude control and stabilization of flexible spacecraft, and a robust fault diagnosis method based on disturbance observer.
The zones of disturbance logging activities and wildlife hunting were shown to impact species presence, with some species only occurring in green zones (currently unlogged forest), such as stink badger (Mydaus javanensis) and some species only occurring in red zones (high logging activity), including species of conservation concern, such as Sunda clouded leopard (Neofelis diardi) and Sunda pangolin (Manis javartica).
Certain populations are at higher risk for sleep disturbance than others.