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dɪsˈrʌp tɪvdis·rup·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disruptive, riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulent(adj)

    characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

    "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood"

Wiktionary

  1. disruptive(Adjective)

    Causing disrupt or unrest.

    He has tendencies to exhibit disruptive behaviour

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disruptive(adj)

    causing, or tending to cause, disruption; caused by disruption; breaking through; bursting; as, the disruptive discharge of an electrical battery

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disruptive in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disruptive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of disruptive in a Sentence

  1. Allen McConnell:

    People’s perception that pets cause disruptive sleep is not great evidence that they do cause sleep disruption, self-reported beliefs about pets being the cause of people’s sleep difficulties is pretty limited without a more comprehensive, experimental study design.

  2. Vitality Air co-founder Moses Lam:

    We wanted to do something fun and disruptive so we decided to see if we could sell air. it's time consuming because every one of these bottles is hand bottled. We're dealing with fresh air, we want it to be fresh and we don't want to run it through machines which are oiled and greased.

  3. Martin Dempsey:

    It is disruptive to their planning and command and control, these are high-value targets, senior leadership.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    We speed toward the 2020 elections in an environment in which there are new technologies like deepfakes that are potentially hugely disruptive, and even less attributable than a hacking and dumping operation, and we are not nearly as prepared as we should be.

  5. Fred Blow:

    Problem drinkers are a whole different kettle of fish, serious heavy drinkers have disruptive relationships with people, particularly their partners. That’s an important issue that should be looked at going forward.

Images & Illustrations of disruptive

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