What does disorder mean?

Definitions for disorder
dɪsˈɔr dərdis·or·der

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disorder, upsetnoun

    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, disordernoun

    a condition in which things are not in their expected places

    "the files are in complete disorder"

  3. disorderverb

    a disturbance of the peace or of public order

  4. 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"

  5. disorder, disarrayverb

    bring disorder to

Wiktionary

  1. disordernoun

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

    After playing the children left the room in disorder.

  2. disordernoun

    A disturbance of civic peace or of public order.

  3. disordernoun

    A physical or psychical malfunction.

    Bulimia is an eating disorder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disordernoun

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

  2. Disordernoun

    neglect of order or system; irregularity

  3. Disordernoun

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

  4. Disordernoun

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

  5. Disorderverb

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

  6. Disorderverb

    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. Disorderverb

    to depose from holy orders

Freebase

  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 .

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disorder

    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

  1. disorder

    The confusion occasioned by a heavy fire from an enemy.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disorder in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disorder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of disorder in a Sentence

  1. Luisa Maria Calderon:

    You can't resolve disorder with more disorder, the state has the monopoly over force, and you can't delegate it to groups of whatever order.

  2. David Harris:

    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.

  3. Steven Crawford:

    It’s a disordered pattern of eating that can put a genetically vulnerable person at high risk for developing an eating disorder.

  4. Amit Etkin:

    If we get out of our box of thinking depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder are things that have one set of treatments and start to look at the boxes nearby and draw on tools from those other boxes, that can’t hurt our patient, [It can] only help our ability to treat clinically but also from the research side, [entice] us to think differently about what kind of circuitry to try to intervene with to help people.

  5. Dale Batdorff:

    It's a disease, a medical disorder.

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