Per*turb" (?), v. t. [L. perturbare, perturbatum; per + turbare to disturb, fr. turba a disorder: cf. OF. perturber. See Per-, and Turbid.]

1.

To disturb; to agitate; to vex; to trouble; to disquiet.

Ye that . . . perturb so my feast with crying. Chaucer.

2.

To disorder; to confuse.

[R.]

Sir T. Browne.

 

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