Could Your Phone Hurt You? Electromagnetic Pollution

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


To disrupt is to cause a problem. When you disrupt the peace at a protest, you're causing a lot of anger and frustration.

  • The protesters were disrupting the peace, which was not allowed.

Tingly is an adjective that is used to describe feelings of warmth and excitement. When you are tingly, you are feeling very excited and happy.

  • The sun was shining and the air was warm, and I was tingly with anticipation.
  • She was tingly with excitement and anticipation for the party.

When something warms up, it starts to get warmer. This might happen gradually, or it might happen very quickly.

  • The weather is starting to warm up, which means that it's time to go outside.
  • The heater just started to warm up, so it's time to go to bed.

When someone is discredited, they have lost their credibility. This means that people no longer believe what they say or think that they are not competent.

  • The politician's credibility was discredited when he was caught lying.
  • The scientist's credibility was discredited when her research was found to be faked.

Unsettling things are things that make you feel afraid or scared. They might make you feel uneasy, or they might make you feel like you're in danger.

  • The movie was very unsettling, and it made me feel really scared.
  • The party was very unsettling, and it made me feel really uneasy.

An onslaught is a sudden attack. When the enemy comes in waves, they are attacking in an onslaught.

  • The enemy came in an onslaught and started to attack our troops.
  • The candidate came out with an onslaught of ads during the last few days of the campaign.

Harming someone is doing something that is harmful to them. It can be anything from making them sick to inflicting physical harm.

  • The vaccine can harm children if they are not properly supervised.
  • The cooking oil can harm the health of the people who are eating it.

To belittle someone is to make them feel small and insignificant. You might belittle them by calling them names or treating them poorly.

  • He always belittles her, calling her names and making her feel stupid.
  • She was belittled by her boss all day, and she didn't feel good about herself.

Unproven means that something is not yet proven. This is often used in the context of scientific theories or medical treatments.

  • The theory is unproven, and there is still a lot of research that needs to be done.
  • The treatment is unproven, and there is still a lot of research that needs to be done before it can be recommended to patients.