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Synonyms for disruption
dis·rup·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.4 / 5 votes

  1. disruption

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

    Antonyms:
    union, amalgamation, reconciliation

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. disruptionnoun

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

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How to use disruption in a sentence?

  1. Assistant Commissioner Nick Ephgrave:

    After more than a week of serious disruption in London both to communities and across our partner agencies, and taking account of the enormous ongoing effort by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service and across the UK to police the protest, we firmly believed that the continuation of the situation was untenable, i want to be clear; we would not and cannot ban protest. The condition at the center of this ruling was specific to this particular protest, in the particular circumstances at the time.

  2. John Howells:

    There is disruption in this market and there are lots of areas here which are getting squeezed.

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    When you give advice about what should you be doing -- should you be out there, should you be shutting down earlier versus later ? I mean, people get confused. And they say,' Wow, you know, we shut down and we caused a great disruption in society. We caused great economic pain, loss of jobs,'.

  4. Peel Hunt analyst Alex Degroote:

    ( Zwillenberg) is relevant because Paul Zwillenberg digital skill set enables Daily Mail, potentially, to navigate more digital disruption in the sector, it is a surprise, but I get the logic.

  5. Jamie Dimon:

    Increased financing through the capital markets will require the scale, multi-asset capabilities and excellence in portfolio construction that BlackRock consistently delivers across market cycles, throughout our history, moments of market dislocation and disruption have served as inflection points for BlackRock.


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