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  Definition of Disruption
  1. an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"
  2. the act of causing disorder
  3. an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
  4. a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"
Similar Words: break, interruption, gap, perturbation, dislocation, disturbance, commotion, stir, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle

 

Hyponyms: cut-in, insert, interjection, interposition, interpolation, interpellation, breaking off, abruption, heckling, barracking, dislocation, breakdown, surprise, surprisal, convulsion, turmoil, upheaval, earthquake, incident, storm, tempest, storm center, storm centre, tumult, tumultuousness, uproar, garboil

 

Derivational Morphology: interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off, perturb, derange, throw out of kilter, dislocate, displace, luxate, splay, slip

 

 
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