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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. Sara Cody:

    I do understand that this whole situation may feel overwhelming and it's difficult to think about the possible disruption to our everyday lives, especially when we're still uncertain about what this may look like, but we do need everyone to start thinking about what actions we can take now so we can be prepared for the possibility for further spread of the virus.

  2. Warren Schlichting:

    Sinclair rejected our extension offer and has chosen to use innocent consumers as pawns to gain leverage for the economic benefit of Sinclair, while causing substantial harm and disruption to the lives of consumers.

  3. Paul Grimm:

    In patients who are on the regular drug, the four-times-a-day drug (cystagon), they have tremendous amounts of family disruption because you have to give the drug every six hours around the clock, and if you think about it, for a lot of families that just can’t happen— if there’s a single-parent family or [they have] a lot of kids, or if the family isn’t very well off, or if mom and dad both work.

  4. Donald Trump:

    As I have stated many times, if House Democrats take over the House or Senate, there will be disruption to the Financial Markets. We won the Senate, they won the House. Things will settle down. They only want to impeach me because they know they can't win in 2020, too much success !

  5. Daniel Sumner:

    When there's that much uncertainty, I'm thinking there may be some disruption in the market.

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