Usage examples for perturbation

  1. His perturbation seemed strange. – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  2. He was in an extreme perturbation – The Crofton Boys by Harriet Martineau
  3. Adrian began to pace the room in greater perturbation – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle
  4. He wandered on and on in growing wonder and perturbation – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  5. " I haena seen the bairn," replied David, in repressed perturbation – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  6. The feeling of anxiety that had oppressed her on the evening of gloom when she had first seen her was transformed into a soft and delightful perturbation – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  7. Suddenly, in the midst of her mental perturbation there came to her the remembrance of a conversation between Nurse Rosemary and Garth over the pictures. – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  8. The other was a tall, fine- looking girl, with an air and bearing calculated to rouse admiration if she had not shown so very plainly that she was in a state of inner perturbation –  by
  9. They, of course, connected the stranger's arrival with the mysterious letter and the captain's perturbation of the day. – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  10. But there was absolutely no sign there of any perturbation – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  11. The native now showed signs of much perturbation stopping frequently and listening. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  12. In some perturbation lest the man might be calling her bird away, Dennet descended the steps. – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  13. Hearing a noise in the outer room, and not expecting his master's return for at least a couple of hours, he hurried out in some perturbation with the trousers flung across his arm- to find the Commandant kneeling at his devotions. – Major Vigoureux by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  14. Henry Blaine paced the floor for a time in undisguised perturbation – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  15. Turning on her heel, the stout girl marched off, leaving the two girls in a state of complete perturbation – Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  16. Mr. Medlicott was now silent, almost choking with perturbation – The Point of View by Elinor Glyn
  17. Neither haste nor perturbation in the voice that asked me: " What has happened?" – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  18. Thinking thus, Leicester rapidly, but cautiously, made his way back to Tom, whom he found in a state of the greatest mental perturbation owing to his prolonged absence. – The Voyage of the Aurora by Harry Collingwood
  19. He had thought she would have exhibited perturbation – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  20. I debated in my mind a moment whether I had better urge her to let me speak to Kendricks after all; but I forbore, and in the morning I waited about in much perturbation after I had sent Miss Gage to her, until I could know the result of their interview. – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells