DISRUPTION in a Sentence

Learn DISRUPTION from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. These examples are selected from a corpus with 300,000 sentences, including classic works and current mainstream media. Some sentences also link to their contexts.

For DISRUPTION, below is one of 18 sentences:
An Oedipal situation between one child and its parent may disrupt the whole complex of relationships within the family.

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 Meanings and Examples of DISRUPTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
 n.  a disorderly outburst or tumult
Classic Sentence:
1  Beyond a certain limit no mechanical disruption of the body could hasten the process of decomposition.
War and Peace 5 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIX
2  The mails were still disrupted, no one knew where the Confederates were or what the Yankees were up to.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  The bombing campaign caused massive disruption to industry.
2  The city centre suffered some disruption due to a bomb scare.
3  Mining activities have totally disrupted the traditional way of life of the Yanomami Indians.
4  The special TV report disrupted regular programming.
5  The school is specially for children whose schooling has been disrupted by illness.
6  A heavy fall of snow had disrupted the city's transport system.
7  A crowd of protesters disrupted the meeting.
8  The war seemed likely to disrupt the state.
9  The quarrels of the different political parties seemed likely to disrupt the state.
10  An Oedipal situation between one child and its parent may disrupt the whole complex of relationships within the family.
11  The government will not seek to disrupt the legitimate business activities of the defendant.
12  There's been some suggestion the cyclone could disrupt oil tanker traffic in the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow waterway between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran.
13  The group said Eveleth's arrest was designed to intimidate and disrupt its protests during the Earth Summit.
14  A firm believer in the maxim "Divide and conquer," the evil emperor sought to disrupt the cohesion of the federation of free nations.
15  He has seen the disruptive effects of big egos elsewhere in LENR research and wants to avoid the destructive patterns of rivalry and secrecy which can result.