Definition Of perturbation


a deviation of a system, moving object, or process from its regular or normal state of path, caused by an outside influence.

some minor perturbation in his house's cash flow

anxiety; mental uneasiness.

she sensed her friend's perturbation

Example Of perturbation

  • A bad argument is like a bad marriage, marked by rage, perturbation , bewilderment, and stubbornness.

  • After a warm reception from my inmate brethren, today, I found out that one yahoo can cause considerable perturbation .

  • As a romantic, I prefer to think that the marriage was based on real love, even if there was some natural perturbation on Masako's side.

  • As someone who thought of anti-Americanism as a temporary perturbation , I do think he is massaging the evidence and overstating his thesis a bit.

  • Because the perturbation occurs outside the protein-binding area the protein binding seems to be unaffected.

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