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disrupted

[ dis-ruhpt ]SEE DEFINITION OF disrupted
  • verbupset, disorganize
  • verbbreak, interrupt

Synonyms for disrupted

  • disturb
  • rattle
  • agitate
  • bollix
  • confuse
  • disarray
  • discombobulate
  • discompose
  • disorder
  • muddle
  • rummage
  • shake
  • spoil
  • throw
  • unsettle
  • mess up
  • mix up
  • muck up
  • muddy the waters
  • psych out
  • put off
  • rattle one's cage
  • screw up
  • upset the apple cart
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Antonyms for disrupted

  • appease
  • soothe
  • calm
  • clear up
  • compose
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • help
  • order
  • organize
  • arrange
  • ready
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISRUPTED

When she is so married, we need not fear that the marriage will be disrupted.

There could be no doubt that the earthquake had disrupted this ridge.

The fringe of old ice on shore was disrupted and impassable.

Chaldeans had taken possession of the land after the nation was disrupted.

Was that an evil power which from without, by chance, disrupted our life?

Will the country ever be aught but torn and disrupted by warfare?

“We will not permit the organization to be disrupted,” replied Mr. Compton.

The capital is here and for awhile the government would be disrupted.

The capture of the world-market by the United States had disrupted the rest of the world.

It was that I disrupted their classes and made for lax discipline.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, but rare before c.1820, from Latin disruptus, past participle of disrumpere (see disruption). Or perhaps a back-formation from disruption. Related: Disrupted; disrupting.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISRUPTED

disturbed

adjectivedisturbed physically
  • confused
  • disordered
  • disorganized
  • disrupted
  • upset
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