Definitions of perturbed

  1. Agitated; disquieted.

Usage examples for perturbed

  1. They passed round the glass and drank, and I after them, perturbed by emotions impossible to describe. – French and Oriental Love in a Harem by Mario Uchard
  2. She proceeded as though no such suggestion had been made, and addressed her father once more, not in the least perturbed: Of course, if you're going to be nasty about it- Then, sweetly, to Gilbert she continued: Please don't think too badly of us, Mr. Jones. – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne
  3. His answers showed the perturbed state of his mind, and it was with difficulty he kept his seat at table. – St. Peter's Umbrella by Kálmán Mikszáth
  4. She had the tact to see that his present perturbed condition was not her opportunity, and she soon after left him in a mood that promised little of good for the future. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  5. At the end of an hour's talk, she went out into the garden, where presently she was found by her brother, who had walked back at his utmost pace, and wore a perturbed countenance. – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  6. He was in a very perturbed and anxious condition of mind. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  7. That he should hear his own breathing in the silence of his room did not surprise him; but it perturbed him strangely to listen to it. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  8. At the third hour recess the principal came out of his room, and seemed more or less perturbed, saying, " The paper made a bad mess of it, didn't it? – Botchan (Master Darling) by Mr. Kin-nosuke Natsume, trans. by Yasotaro Morri
  9. The carriage stopped and I went to bed, but not to sleep; not at least till I had tossed about for some hours, with a feverish pulse and a perturbed spirit. – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  10. She was visibly perturbed. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  11. It was evident to me that they were much perturbed. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  12. Britt, restraining himself during the interview, had managed to steady himself somewhat, but he was much perturbed. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  13. Wherefore, the next day, after the stormiest reflections that had yet perturbed his mind, Armand de Montriveau discovered that he was under the yoke of the senses, and his bondage made the heavier by his love. – The Thirteen by Honore de Balzac
  14. At that time the house was considerably perturbed. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  15. " My dear sir," said the Count, at length turning to Tony with a perturbed countenance, " it is as I feared, and you are fallen into a great misfortune." – The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 2 (of 10) by Edith Wharton
  16. Barracombe was more perturbed than he would admit. – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  17. He felt quite perturbed; he was exceedingly sorry. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  18. Philippa shed bitter tears at the thought of parting from her boy, but the Hermit insisted that it was the right thing to do, though he was much perturbed at the sight of her distress. – The Daughters of a Genius by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey