Synonyms for disruption

Grammar : Noun
Spell : dis-ruhp-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : dɪsˈrʌp ʃən

Définition of disruption

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Latin disruptionem (nominative disruptio) "a breaking asunder," noun of action from past participle stem of disrumpere "break apart, split, shatter, break to pieces," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.)).
  • noun division
  • noun turmoil
Example sentences :
  • It should be mentioned that the city of Elis had previously been in a state of disruption.
  • Extract from : « Hellenica » by Xenophon
  • All the disruption and distress going before had been news; this was disaster.
  • Extract from : « Greener Than You Think » by Ward Moore
  • In Italy the disruption was even more marked than in the north.
  • Extract from : « An Introduction to the History of Western Europe » by James Harvey Robinson
  • The bending over or disruption of the ice, causing it to pile.
  • Extract from : « The Sailor's Word-Book » by William Henry Smyth
  • More than once the Confederation seemed on the point of disruption.
  • Extract from : « The Governments of Europe » by Frederic Austin Ogg
  • Paul recognized one of the latter as a lady who had caused the disruption of a kingdom.
  • Extract from : « High Noon » by Anonymous
  • Instead of preventing a disruption of his party, Jackson had only hastened the event.
  • Extract from : « Expansion and Conflict » by William E. Dodd
  • But this woman movement is towards the perfecting of life, not towards the disruption of it.
  • Extract from : « The Beth Book » by Sarah Grand
  • The organization of the Republican party of Arkansas was on the eve of disruption.
  • Extract from : « Shadow and Light » by Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
  • A junction with the government might save them from disruption.
  • Extract from : « The Political History of England - Vol. X. » by William Hunt

Antonyms for disruption

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