Definitions for Disorderdɪsˈɔr dər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•or•derdɪsˈɔr dər(n.)

  1. lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.

  2. breach of order; public disturbance.

  3. a disturbance in physical or mental health

  4. (v.t.)to disarrange.

  5. to derange the physical or mental health or functions of.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disorder, upset(noun)

    a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

    "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"

  2. disorderliness, disorder(noun)

    a condition in which things are not in their expected places

    "the files are in complete disorder"

  3. disorder(verb)

    a disturbance of the peace or of public order

  4. perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder(verb)

    disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

    "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"

  5. disorder, disarray(verb)

    bring disorder to

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. disorder(noun)ɪsˈɔr dər

    an illness or a health problem

    a mental disorder

  2. disorderɪsˈɔr dər

    a state of disorganization or uncontrolled activity

    a country in disorder and chaos


  1. disorder(Noun)

    Absence of order; state of not being arranged in an orderly manner.

    After playing the children left the room in disorder.

  2. disorder(Noun)

    A disturbance of civic peace or of public order.

  3. disorder(Noun)

    A physical or psychical malfunction.

    Bulimia is an eating disorder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disorder(noun)

    want of order or regular disposition; lack of arrangement; confusion; disarray; as, the troops were thrown into disorder; the papers are in disorder

  2. Disorder(noun)

    neglect of order or system; irregularity

  3. Disorder(noun)

    breach of public order; disturbance of the peace of society; tumult

  4. Disorder(noun)

    disturbance of the functions of the animal economy of the soul; sickness; derangement

  5. Disorder(verb)

    to disturb the order of; to derange or disarrange; to throw into confusion; to confuse

  6. Disorder(verb)

    to disturb or interrupt the regular and natural functions of (either body or mind); to produce sickness or indisposition in; to discompose; to derange; as, to disorder the head or stomach

  7. Disorder(verb)

    to depose from holy orders


  1. Disorder

    Disorder are a hardcore punk band that formed in the Bristol area of the United Kingdom in 1980, and has existed with varying line-ups to this day. Disorder are a band who aligned with politically charged punk bands .

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Disorder' in Nouns Frequency: #1588

Translations for Disorder

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


lack of order; confusion or disturbance

The strike threw the whole country into disorder; scenes of disorder and rioting.

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