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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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