Meaning of perturb

Definition of perturb

(verb) disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
disturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom; "The electrons were perturbed by the passing ion"
cause a celestial body to deviate from a theoretically regular orbital motion, especially as a result of interposed or extraordinary gravitational pull; "The orbits of these stars were perturbed by the passings of a comet"
throw into great confusion or disorder; "Fundamentalists threaten to perturb the social order"

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