Meaning of PERTURBED in English

PERTURBED

If someone is ~ by something, they are worried by it. (FORMAL)

He apparently was not ~ by the prospect of a policeman coming to call...

= alarmed

ADJ: usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ by/at n, ADJ that

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