Perturb

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Definition

to perturb: to disturb, to trouble, to unsettle, to upset, to worry
verb

to be perturbed by (somebody or something): to be troubled by, to be unsettled by (somebody or something)
verb
Luna is very perturbed by her cat's disappearance. She is extremely troubled as she has not seen her cat since Monday.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I was very perturbed to find that someone had eaten all the pies.
US: This silence perturbs me, where are the children?
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