Definition for PER-TURB-A'TION

PER-TURB-A'TION, n. [L. perturbatio.]

  1. Disquiet or agitation of mind. – Milton.
  2. Restlessness of passions; great uneasiness.
  3. Disturbance; disorder; commotion in public affairs. Bacon.
  4. Disturbance of passions; commotion of spirit. – B. Jonson.
  5. Cause of disquiet. Oh polished perturbation, golden care! – Shak.

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