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Synonyms for disruptive
dɪsˈrʌp tɪvdis·rup·tive

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  1. disruptive, riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulentadjective

    characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

    "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood"

    Synonyms:
    luxuriant, profuse, fast, lush, debauched, riotous, libertine, turbulent, dissolute, tumultuous, roiling, degraded, roiled, churning, troubled, dissipated, exuberant, roily, degenerate, profligate

    Antonyms:
    quiet

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How to use disruptive in a sentence?

  1. Erica Gales Deminds:

    The students were being rowdy, they were being disruptive, they were being teenagers pretty much, the teacher was a really good teacher, she was one of my son's favorite teachers. I had met her a few times and she was always very pleasant.

  2. John Yarmuth:

    I personally would be very concerned about a massive immediate transition from our current system to everybody in Medicare, that would be so disruptive.

  3. Lindsey Graham:

    I'm in the camp of, if they don't activate the S-400, the sanctions don't have to be applied. My hope is to persuade Turkey not to active the system because it's so disruptive to the relationship, my pitch to Turkey was, let's stand down on the S-400, let's start free trade agreement negotiations.

  4. Jesse Reyes:

    If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em. It's a natural evolution of how these disruptive technologies go.

  5. Tristan Smith:

    Our analysis suggests we will see a disruptive and rapid change to align to a new zero carbon system, with fossil fuel aligned assets becoming obsolete or needing significant modification.


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