Definition of perturb:
put out, unhinge, disorder, ail, inconvenience oneself, distract, disoblige, cark, pain, disquiet, bewilder, unbalance, calm, worry, disarray, throw out of kilter, trouble oneself, trouble, deflect, rock, rattle, perplex, unsettle, derange, incommode, discommode, inconvenience, flurry.
- aggravate (part of speech: verb)
derange (part of speech: verb)
- agitate (part of speech: verb)
Although you had warned me of this levity of disposition of my father, and on account of it I have spent with you twelve years of my life- from the age of ten to that of twenty- two- yet the sayings of his, altogether too free at times, perturb and mortify me.- "Pepita Ximenez", Juan Valera.
- "Shirley", Charlotte Brontë.
- "The Heath Hover Mystery", Bertram Mitford.