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disordered

adjective dis·or·dered

Simple Definition of disordered

  • : in a confused or messy state : having a lack of order or organization

  • medical : not working in a normal, healthy way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of disordered

  1. 1 obsolete a :  morally reprehensible b :  unruly

  2. 2 a :  marked by disorder <a disordered room> b :  not functioning in a normal orderly healthy way <a disordered mind>

disorderedly adverb
disorderedness noun

Examples of disordered in a sentence

  1. The project was in a disordered state.

  2. The file was completely disordered.



1505

First Known Use of disordered

1505

Rhymes with disordered


Medical Dictionary

disordered

adjective dis·or·dered

Medical Definition of disordered

  1. 1:  not functioning in a normal orderly healthy way <disordered bodily functions>

  2. 2:  mentally unbalanced <a disordered patient> <a disordered mind>





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