What does disarray mean?

Definitions for disarray
ˌdɪs əˈreɪdis·ar·ray

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word disarray.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. confusion, mental confusion, confusedness, muddiness, disarray(noun)

    a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior

    "a confusion of impressions"

  2. disarray, disorderliness(verb)

    untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance)

  3. disorder, disarray(verb)

    bring disorder to

Wiktionary

  1. disarray(Noun)

    Want of array or regular order; disorder; confusion.

  2. disarray(Noun)

    Confused attire; undress; dishabille.

  3. disarray(Verb)

    To throw into disorder; to break the array of.

  4. disarray(Verb)

    To take off the dress of; to unrobe.

  5. Origin: From disareyen, from desarroyer, from desareer, from des- 'dis-' + areer 'to array'

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disarray(verb)

    to throw into disorder; to break the array of

  2. Disarray(verb)

    to take off the dress of; to unrobe

  3. Disarray(noun)

    want of array or regular order; disorder; confusion

  4. Disarray(noun)

    confused attire; undress

  5. Origin: [Pref. dis- + array, v.: cf. OF. desarroyer, desarreier.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disarray

    dis-ar-rā′, v.t. to break the array of: to throw into disorder: to strip of array or dress.—n. want of array or order: undress. [O. Fr. desarroi, des—L. dis, away, arroi. See Array.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disarray in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disarray in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of disarray in a Sentence

  1. Haydon Manning:

    This video adds to the picture that the party is in disarray and will hurt its support.

  2. Carlos Sampaio:

    The fiscal adjustment risks failure even before it gets to the floor of Congress because the governing coalition is in disarray.

  3. Andrew Lebovich:

    Libya is closer and easier to reach for some African fighters than Syria, and the political disarray there opens space for fighters to enter and operate.

  4. Park Won-gon:

    Sanctions themselves tend to only be effective for up to a year, a year and a half, afterwards the entire sanction spectrum cannot help but fall into disarray.

  5. Analyst Ruttig:

    The hope of some people was that the death of Mullah Omar would put the Taliban in disarray and possibly weaken them, i think that was a little over-optimistic.

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Translations for disarray

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  • جرده من ملابسهArabic
  • събличам, безпорядък, бъркотия, разбърквамBulgarian
  • desordenSpanish
  • epäjärjestys, sekoittaa, kaaos, panna sekaisin, sekasorto, saattaa epäjärjestykseenFinnish
  • désordre, zizanie, désarroiFrench
  • wanorde, verstoren, uitkleden, verwarrenDutch
  • nieładPolish
  • cizâniaPortuguese
  • dezbrăca, zăpăci, dezordine, dezorganizaRomanian

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