turbar

v.
1 to disturb.
2 to upset.
3 to trouble, to disconcert.
* * *
turbar
verbo transitivo
1 (alterar) to unsettle, disturb
2 (enturbiar) to stir up
3 (preocupar) to upset, worry
4 (desconcertar) to baffle, put off
verbo pronominal turbarse
1 (preocuparse) to be upset, become upset
2 (desconcertarse) to be confused, be baffled
* * *
1. VT
1) [+ silencio, reposo, orden] to disturb

el ruido turbó su sueño — the noise disturbed her sleep

nada turbó la buena marcha de las negociaciones — nothing hindered o disturbed the smooth progress of the negotiations

2) [+ agua] to disturb, stir up
3) (=alterar)

la noticia turbó su ánimo — the news troubled his mind, the news perturbed him

su llegada inesperada la turbó visiblemente — his unexpected arrival visibly disturbed her

4) (=avergonzar) to embarrass

sus palabras de amor la turbaron — his words of love embarrassed her

2.
See:
* * *
1.
verbo transitivo
1) (liter o period) <orden/silencio> to disturb
2) (liter o period)
a) (aturdir, confundir)

sus insistentes miradas la turbaron — the way he kept looking at her embarrassed and confused her

su presencia lo turbó — her presence made him uncomfortable

b) (preocupar) to worry, alarm
2.
turbarse v pron (liter o period)
a) (aturdirse, confundirse)

la besó en la mejilla y se turbó — he kissed her on the cheek and she was covered with confusion (liter)

se turbó ante tantos elogios — such praise confused and embarrassed him

b) (preocuparse)

se turbó cuando oyó las noticias — he was worried when he heard the news

* * *
= fudge, disquiet, roil, faze.
Ex. This adaptation of David Leavitt's novel wobbles between comedy and melodrama, ultimately fudging the novel's spiky empathy.
Ex. You must each have been deeply disquieted by the miserable scenes which have been acted in your native Ireland.
Ex. Financial markets, which had been roiled Tuesday by a falling dollar and soaring energy prices, recovered some of their losses Wednesday.
Ex. Arranged marriages, which are so the norm here in India, always seem to faze the non-Indians.
----
* turbar el orden público = disturb + the peace, breach + the peace.
* * *
1.
verbo transitivo
1) (liter o period) <orden/silencio> to disturb
2) (liter o period)
a) (aturdir, confundir)

sus insistentes miradas la turbaron — the way he kept looking at her embarrassed and confused her

su presencia lo turbó — her presence made him uncomfortable

b) (preocupar) to worry, alarm
2.
turbarse v pron (liter o period)
a) (aturdirse, confundirse)

la besó en la mejilla y se turbó — he kissed her on the cheek and she was covered with confusion (liter)

se turbó ante tantos elogios — such praise confused and embarrassed him

b) (preocuparse)

se turbó cuando oyó las noticias — he was worried when he heard the news

* * *
= fudge, disquiet, roil, faze.

Ex: This adaptation of David Leavitt's novel wobbles between comedy and melodrama, ultimately fudging the novel's spiky empathy.

Ex: You must each have been deeply disquieted by the miserable scenes which have been acted in your native Ireland.
Ex: Financial markets, which had been roiled Tuesday by a falling dollar and soaring energy prices, recovered some of their losses Wednesday.
Ex: Arranged marriages, which are so the norm here in India, always seem to faze the non-Indians.
* turbar el orden público = disturb + the peace, breach + the peace.

* * *
turbar [A1 ]
vt
A (liter o period); ‹orden/silencio/tranquilidad› to disturb
los acusaron de turbar el orden público they were charged with disturbing the peace
estos incidentes no turbaron el desarrollo pacífico de la manifestación these incidents did not disrupt the peaceful progress of the demonstration
B (liter o period)
1
(aturdir, confundir): sus insistentes miradas la turbaron the way he kept looking at her embarrassed and confused her
sus palabras la turbaron enormemente his words threw her into confusion, she was covered with confusion at his words (liter)
2 (preocupar) to worry, alarm, make … nervous, disquiet
turbarse
v pron
(liter o period)
1
(aturdirse, confundirse): la besó en la mejilla y se turbó he kissed her on the cheek and she was thrown into confusion o (liter) covered with confusion
se turbó ante tantos elogios such praise confused and embarrassed him
2
(preocuparse): se turbó cuando oyó las noticias he was worried o disturbed o alarmed when he heard the news
* * *

turbar (conjugate turbar) verbo transitivo
1 (liter o period) ‹orden/silencioto disturb
2 (liter o period) (aturdir, confundir):
sus insistentes miradas la turbaron the way he kept looking at her embarrassed and confused her;

su presencia lo turbó her presence made him uncomfortable
turbarse verbo pronominal (liter o period) (aturdirse, confundirse):
la besó en la mejilla y se turbó he kissed her on the cheek and she was covered with confusion (liter);

se turbó ante tantos elogios such praise confused and embarrassed him
turbar verbo transitivo
1 (confundir, desconcertar) to baffle, shock
(causar torpeza, timidez) to embarrass
2 (perturbar) to unsettle
turbar la calma, to disturb peace
turbar la razón, to drive mad

'turbar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
confundir
- azorar
English:
unnerve
* * *
turbar
vt
1. [calma, silencio] to disturb
2. [emocionar] to upset;
[avergonzar] to fluster, to embarrass;
la noticia lo turbó visiblemente he was visibly upset by the news;
bajó los ojos, turbada por la insistencia de aquel hombre she lowered her eyes, flustered o embarrassed by the man's insistence
See also the pronominal verb turbarse
* * *
turbar
v/t
1 (emocionar) upset
2 paz, tranquilidad disturb
3 (avergonzar) embarrass
* * *
turbar vt
1) : to disturb, to disrupt
2) : to worry, to upset
3) : to confuse

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • turbar — Se conjuga como: amar Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: turbar turbando turbado     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. turbo turbas turba turbamos turbáis turban… …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

  • turbar — (Del lat. turbāre). 1. tr. Alterar o interrumpir el estado o curso natural de algo. U. t. c. prnl.) 2. enturbiar. U. t. c. prnl.) 3. Sorprender o aturdir a alguien, de modo que no acierte a hablar o a proseguir lo que estaba haciendo. U. t. c.… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • turbar — v. tr. 1. Tornar turvo. 2. Escurecer. 3. Agitar, perturbar, desassossegar. 4. Embriagar. • v. intr. e pron. 5. Tornar se turvo; atrapalhar se; titubear …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • turbar — (Del lat. turbare.) ► verbo transitivo/ pronominal 1 Alterar el orden, desarrollo o estado natural de una cosa: ■ el nuevo horario turbó su ritmo de vida; se turbó la marcha de mis pensamientos. SINÓNIMO perturbar 2 Agitar o alterar el ánimo: ■… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • turbar — v tr (Se conjuga como amar) 1 Intervertir alguna cosa en el estado o el transcurso natural de otra: turbar las aguas de un lago, turbar el silencio 2 prnl Ponerse nerviosa una persona, alterar el ánimo de una persona a causa de la emoción o el… …   Español en México

  • turbar — {{#}}{{LM T38987}}{{〓}} {{ConjT38987}}{{\}}CONJUGACIÓN{{/}}{{SynT39962}}{{\}}SINÓNIMOS Y ANTÓNIMOS{{/}} {{[}}turbar{{]}} ‹tur·bar› {{《}}▍ v.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} {{♂}}Referido al estado o al curso natural de una cosa,{{♀}} alterarlo o interrumpirlo:… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • turbar — (v) (Intermedio) destruir el ambiente de algo Ejemplos: Con tus comentarios pronunciados en alta voz estás turbando el orden de la reunión. Su risa turbó la quietud del cementerio. Colocaciones: turbar el silencio Sinónimos: alterar, confundir,… …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • turbar(se) — Sinónimos: ■ aturdir, confundir, despistar, desconcertar, desorientar, azorar, azarar, emocionar, consternar, perturbar, avergonzar Antónimos: ■ serenar, calmar …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • turbar — transitivo y pronominal 1) perturbar, alterar, desordenar, trastornar, desarreglar, desconcertar*, desorientar*, intranquilizar, sobrecoger. ≠ serenar. 2) conf …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • turbar — tr. cambiar el estado natural de una cosa; descomponer su orden o disposición Sorprender, aturdir. Interrumpir la quietud. Molestar …   Diccionario Castellano

  • confundir — (Del lat. confundere, mezclar, hacer confuso.) ► verbo transitivo/ pronominal 1 Tomar o entender una cosa por otra: ■ se confundió de carretera; confunde tu teoría con la mía y se equivoca cada vez que la aplica. IRREG. participio .tb: confuso… …   Enciclopedia Universal

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.