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On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perturb, such as: agitate, alarm, annoy, bewilder, confound, and confuse.

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How to use perturb in a sentence

  • The power of quantum computers comes from their ability to manipulate exotic quantum states, but these states are very fragile and easily perturbed by sources of noise, like heat or electromagnetic fields.

  • Okja perturbs and provokes, inspecting the dark realities of the meat industry and the depths of corporate greed as it centers the perspective of bright-eyed, pure-hearted Mija.

    The Best International Movies on Netflix | Chris Grasinger | June 11, 2021 | Time
  • I was nettled now at all these things which were coming to puzzle and perturb an honest fellow out for a morning ride.

    The Way of a Man | Emerson Hough
  • A more pronounced cause than vague surmise was destined to perturb him, and this in an unexpected manner.

    A Laodicean | Thomas Hardy
  • What was to happen would happen; to perturb and perplex oneself was useless and might be dangerous.

    Ancient Rome | Mary Agnes Hamilton
  • Captain Thornes sarcasm seemed to perturb the youngster, but his good breeding got the better of his annoyance.

    Secret Service | Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • The existence of such facts does not perturb in the least those theorists who “rule the roost” in the scientific world.

    Jungle Folk | Douglas Dewar

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