what is difference between disturb and interrupt
From Middle English destourben, from Anglo-Norman distourber and Old French destorber, from Latin disturbare, intensifying for turbare (“to throw into disorder”), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)twerH-, *(s)turH- (“to rotate, swirl, twirl, move around”).
- (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈtɜːb/
- Rhymes: -ɜː(r)b
disturb (third-person singular simple present disturbs, present participle disturbing, simple past and past participle disturbed)
- (transitive) to confuse a quiet, constant state or a calm, continuous flow, in particular: thoughts, actions or liquids.
- (transitive) to divert, redirect, or alter by disturbing.
- (intransitive) to have a negative emotional impact; to cause emotional distress or confusion.
- (obsolete) disturbance
- interrumpt (archaic), interroupt (rare), interrout (obsolete)
Borrowed from Latin interruptus, from interrumpere (“to break apart, break to pieces, break off, interrupt”), from inter (“between”) + rumpere (“to break”).
- IPA(key): /ˌɪntəˈɹʌpt/ (verb)
- Rhymes: -ʌpt (verb)
- IPA(key): /ˈɪntəˌɹʌpt/ (noun)
- Hyphenation: in‧ter‧rupt
interrupt (third-person singular simple present interrupts, present participle interrupting, simple past and past participle interrupted)
- (transitive, intransitive) To disturb or halt (an ongoing process or action, or the person performing it) by interfering suddenly.
- (transitive) To divide; to separate; to break the monotony of.
- (transitive, computing) To assert to (a computer) that an exceptional condition must be handled.
interrupt (plural interrupts)
- (computing, electronics) An event that causes a computer or other device to temporarily cease what it was doing and attend to a condition.
- interrupt in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- interrupt in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- interrupt at OneLook Dictionary Search