1 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" [syn: upset]
2 a condition in which things are not in their expected places; "the files are in complete disorder" [syn: disorderliness] [ant: orderliness, orderliness]
3 a disturbance of the peace or of public order [ant: order]
1 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" [syn: perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract]
- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)də(r)
- 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
- The class was thrown into disorder when the teacher left the
- The army tried to prevent disorder when claims the elections had been rigged grew stronger.
- The class was thrown into disorder when the teacher left the room
- a physical or
- Bulimia is an eating disorder.
- defn English
- absence of order; state of not being arranged in an orderly manner
absence of order
- Hebrew: אי-סדר (y-seder)
disturbance of civic order or of public order
physical or psychical malfunction
- Czech: porucha
- Finnish: epäjärjestys (1), sekasorto (1), kaaos (1), hämminki (2), häiriö (2,3)
- German: Unordnung (1), Unruhen pl. (2), Störung (3)
- Japanese: 混乱 (konran) (2), 無秩序 (mu-chitsujo) (2), 障害 (sho'ugai) (3)
- Russian: беспорядок (b'espor'ádok) (1), беспорядки (b'espor'ádki) p (2), нарушение (narušénije) (3)
- Slovene: nered (1), nemir (2), motnja (3)
- Spanish: desorden
Disorder may refer to :
- Disorder (medicine)
- Chaos, unpredictability and in the metaphysical sense, it is the opposite of law and order
- Entropy, a state function of a thermodynamic system
- Lawlessness, a lack of laws or law enforcement
- Randomness, a lack of determined order in information theory, mathematics, and computer programming
- Civil disorder, one or more forms of disturbance caused by a group of people
- Disorder (band), Bristol based hardcore punk band
- Disorder (album), by the The Gazette.
- "Disorder", a song by Joy Division, from their album Unknown Pleasures.
disorder in Arabic: فوضى
disorder in Italian: Disordine
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