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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"
a condition in which things are not in their expected places
"the files are in complete disorder"
a disturbance of the peace or of public order
perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorderverb
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"
bring disorder to
Absence of order; state of not being arranged in an orderly manner.
After playing the children left the room in disorder.
A disturbance of civic peace or of public order.
A physical or psychical malfunction.
Bulimia is an eating disorder.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: dis and order; desordre, French.
When I read an author of genius without method, I fancy myself in a wood that abounds with many noble objects, rising among one another in the greatest confusion and disorder. Spectator, №. 476.
A greater favour this disorder brought
Unto her servants, than your awful thought
Durst entertain, when thus compell’d they prest
The yielding marble of her snowy breast. Edmund Waller.
From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part,
And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art. Alexander Pope, Essays.
There reigned in all men blood, manslaughter, disquieting of good men, forgetfulness of good turns, and disorder in marriages. Wisd. xiv. 26.
Pleasure and pain are only different constitutions of the mind, sometimes occasioned by disorder in the body, or sometimes by thoughts in the mind. John Locke.
Etymology: dis and order.
Not so repuls’d, with tears that ceas’d not flowing,
And tresses all disorder’d, at his feet
Fell humble. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. x. l. 911.
Yon disorder’d heap of ruin lies,
Stones rent from stones, where clouds of dust arise. Dryden.
The incursions of the Goths, and other barbarous nations, disordered the affairs of the Roman empire. John Arbuthnot, on Coins.
want of order or regular disposition; lack of arrangement; confusion; disarray; as, the troops were thrown into disorder; the papers are in disorder
neglect of order or system; irregularity
breach of public order; disturbance of the peace of society; tumult
disturbance of the functions of the animal economy of the soul; sickness; derangement
to disturb the order of; to derange or disarrange; to throw into confusion; to confuse
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
to depose from holy orders
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 .
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis-or′dėr, n. want of order: confusion: disturbance: breach of the peace: disease.—v.t. to throw out of order: to disarrange: to disturb: to produce disease.—adj. Disor′dered, confused, deranged.—n. Disor′derliness.—adj. Disor′derly, out of order: in confusion: irregular: lawless: defying the restraints of decency.—adv. confusedly: in a lawless manner.—Disorderly house, a brothel. [O. Fr. desordre, des (= L. dis), neg., ordre, order.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The confusion occasioned by a heavy fire from an enemy.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Disorder' in Nouns Frequency: #1588
The numerical value of Disorder in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Disorder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of Disorder in a Sentence
The eating disorder field has to treat boys and men based on treatment studies that included only females. We have to make this big inference that we are on the mark.
Good policing or being a good cop means preventing disorder, heading off arrests, building relationships with people and communities so that problems can be addressed not just with physical courage or force or with barked orders, but with communication, cooperation and strategy.
When you look at the areas of the brain that are inappropriately activating, they're not just one region, this is actually a widely distributed motor network disorder. It's not like there's a lesion in a three-millimeter location, and we could just take care of that.
We met after a bad mushroom trip, she asked for help and her therapist and another person had both said to call Mike Bayer. That was the beginning of our journey, from her history, struggling with addictions, cutting, eating disorder, and then now, getting to the other side of it where it’s about empowerment, advocacy, how to change the world.
Smell disorder typically resolved at about 9 months, but when they were present concentration and memory changes tended to be more persistent.
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Translations for Disorder
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- безредици, безпорядъкBulgarian
- trastorn, desordreCatalan, Valencian
- porucha, nepořádekCzech
- forstyrrelse, uordenDanish
- Unruhen, Störung, UnordnungGerman
- ταραχή, αναταραχή, διαταραχή, αταξίαGreek
- desorden, disturbio, desenfreno, trastornoSpanish
- häiriö, levottomuus, epäjärjestysFinnish
- trouble, désordreFrench
- galar, euslaint, tinneasScottish Gaelic
- röskun, glundroði, ringulreið, kvilliIcelandic
- disordine, disturboItalian
- nieład, nieporządek, zaburzeniePolish
- desordem, transtornoPortuguese
- волнение, смута, расстройство, нарушение, беспорядокRussian
- oroligheter, oordningSwedish
- rối loạnVietnamese
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