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Synonyms for disruption
dis·rup·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disruption

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

    Antonyms:
    union, amalgamation, reconciliation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. break, interruption, disruption, gapnoun

    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, kerfufflenoun

    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, disruptionnoun

    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, perturbationnoun

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disruptionnoun

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

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How to use disruption in a sentence?

  1. Art Hogan:

    The global demand for energy product is stronger right now than global supply, and that's without fear that we have of disruption of that supply. If we have a major disruption that's going to be a negative for economic activity.

  2. Ken Parker:

    This student’s unsupervised presence on campus would pose a risk to his personal safety and would cause a substantial disruption of, and material interference with, the university’s learning environment, as well as the rights and safety of other students, staff and faculty, thus, he will be prohibited from entering campus, except for his next hearing, for which he will be required to have a police escort.

  3. Kenneth Merten:

    What is not a good thing is seeing people out on the streets and creating disruption and intimidation, that is not acceptable in our view.

  4. Brian Gallagher:

    We are looking to do this in a fairly quick scale over a period between now and Christmas with the least disruption as possible, we are prepared.

  5. Grocery Outlet President RJ Sheedy:

    Disruption is a positive in the long run, non-traditional suppliers.


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