disturb-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: change the normal or accepted arrangement, position, or state of

Was this who had disturbed her father's papers?
It is not clear yet if the export tax has disturbed the viability of iron ore exports from Goa.
If the equilibrium is disturbed, the parasite will begin to slowly grow in number.
Activities that disturbed the rubble and raised dust would likely produce a greater exposure to some hazards.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 5

Sense Number 2: upset the mental or emotional state of; vex or trouble

Even though the graphics left much up to the imagination, the sight of pixellated blood flying about disturbed her.
The news of her death disturbed him.
Serious rifts have already disturbed the community.
The chirping birds disturbed her sleep every morning before dawn.
Please don't disturb me while I'm working.

VerbNet: amuse-31.1
FrameNet: Experiencer_obj
PropBank: disturb.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4