What does disruptive mean?

Definitions for disruptivedɪsˈrʌp tɪv

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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"


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brian Solis:

    Vurb is potentially disruptive to Google.

  2. Dan Pfeiffer:

    We're on the cusp of a massively disruptive revolution.

  3. Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall:

    It would be very disruptive to stop where we are and start over.

  4. Angelo Rossini:

    Technology is the strongest disruptive force in the travel industry today.

  5. Jean Desgagne:

    Blockchain is a disruptive technology, we're focused on it, we're going to learn.

Images & Illustrations of disruptive

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