Definition and Meanings for disorder

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Disorder is ranked 48,181 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of disorder

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of disorder

pref. dis- + order: cf. f. d

Meaning of disorder


as noun

  • 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 or of the soul; sickness; derangement.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • 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.
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