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perturbation
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The Idiot
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perturbation
Used in
The Idiot
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  • The old man was in a state of great mental perturbation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But the prince's mental perturbation increased every moment.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On the contrary, she only added to his mental perturbation as the evening went on.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Totski himself, who had the reputation of being a capital talker, and was usually the life and soul of these entertainments, was as silent as any on this occasion, and sat in a state of, for him, most uncommon perturbation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He immediately judged from the faces of his daughters and Prince S. that there was a thunderstorm brewing, and he himself already bore evidences of unusual perturbation of mind.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was in a state of nervous excitement and perturbation; he noticed nothing and no one; and he felt a craving for solitude, to be alone with his thoughts and his emotions, and to give himself up to them passively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Let us be servants, that we may become lords in due season!" He tried to get upon his feet again, but the old man still restrained him, gazing at him with increasing perturbation as he went on.  (not reviewed by editor)

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perturbation of the orbit
as in: she was perturbed
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