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EtymologyEdit

perturb +‎ -er

NounEdit

perturber (plural perturbers)

  1. One who or that which perturbs.
    • 1836, George Payne Rainsford James, Lives of the Most Eminent Foreign Statesmen
      The queen forgot the dignity of her station and the softness of her sex, and, in language more fit for the markets than the court, called him rogue, and traitor, and perturber of the public peace; []
  2. (physics) A source of perturbation.
    This moon is a significant perturber.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin perturbāre, present active infinitive of perturbō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛʁ.tyʁ.be/
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VerbEdit

perturber

  1. (transitive) to disrupt, to disturb
  2. (transitive) to throw off, to fluster

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