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Synonyms for disruption

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. break, interruption, disruption, gap(noun)

    an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

    "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, gap, commotion, jailbreak, respite, happy chance, crack, interruption, rift, intermission, break of serve, severance, falling out, prisonbreak, suspension, recess, faulting, breakout, flutter, hoo-hah, geological fault, hurly burly, spread, col, to-do, break, good luck, breaking, open frame, gaolbreak, dislocation, breach, breakage, perturbation, fault, pause, shift, fracture, time out, kerfuffle, opening, rupture, hoo-ha, prison-breaking

  2. disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle(noun)

    a disorderly outburst or tumult

    "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

    Synonyms:
    disturbance, gap, flapping, flicker, ruction, commotion, folie, interruption, rumpus, mental disorder, whirl, din, flutter, hoo-hah, mental disturbance, hurly burly, flap, dislocation, ruffle, break, waver, affray, fluttering, perturbation, upset, noise, tumult, ruckus, kerfuffle, hoo-ha, to-do, psychological disorder, interference, fray

  3. dislocation, disruption(noun)

    an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity

    Synonyms:
    commotion, to-do, perturbation, breakdown, kerfuffle, hurly burly, dislocation, flutter, hoo-ha, disturbance, break, interruption, hoo-hah, gap

  4. disruption, perturbation(noun)

    the act of causing disorder

    Synonyms:
    commotion, fluster, to-do, perturbation, upset, hurly burly, dislocation, flutter, hoo-ha, gap, disturbance, break, interruption, hoo-hah, kerfuffle

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disruption

    Synonyms:
    disintegration, discord, dissension, a breaking up, separation, alienation, hostility

    Antonyms:
    union, amalgamation, reconciliation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disruption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    breach, rent, rupture, burst, breaking asunder

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How to use disruption in a sentence?

  1. Dharmesh Mehta:

    We are working hard to disrupt and dismantle these criminal networks, and we applaud the law enforcement authorities who are already part of this fight. We urge governments to give these authorities the investigative tools, fundingand resources they need to bring criminal counterfeiters to justice because criminal enforcement -- through prosecution and other disruption measures such as freezing assets -- is one of the most effective ways to stop them.

  2. Lee Sang-wook:

    Gas supply from Yemen has no disruption so far. We are not concerned given the supply surplus and weak demand currently.

  3. John McCormick:

    There is still a role for humans to figure out regime change and to figure out disruption, but those humans tend to do better when they are aided by quantitative tools.

  4. The CFTC:

    I strongly support the proposal, it contains number of common sense risk controls that I believe recognize the benefits that automated trading has brought to the markets while seeking to protect against the possibility of break down and disruption that can come with it.

  5. Jonathan Knapp:

    There's going to be disruption, no doubt about it, and to a certain extent that's the point. To really make a strong statement to the legislature that this action is pointed at them ... to say you need to do more.


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