: in a confused or messy state : having a lack of order or organization
medical : not working in a normal, healthy way
a : morally reprehensible
b : unruly
a : marked by disorder <a disordered room>
b : not functioning in a normal orderly healthy way <a disordered mind>
— dis·or·dered·ly adverb
— dis·or·dered·ness noun
Examples of DISORDERED
- The project was in a disordered state.
- The file was completely disordered.
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Related to DISORDERED
- chaotic, cluttered, confused, disarranged, disarrayed, disheveled (or dishevelled), messy, disorderly, higgledy-piggledy, hugger-mugger, jumbled, littered, messed, muddled, mussed, mussy, pell-mell, rumpled, sloppy, topsy-turvy, tousled, tumbled, unkempt, untidy, upside-down
- bandbox, crisp, kempt, neat, neatened, ordered, orderly, organized, shipshape, snug, tidied, tidy, trim, uncluttered, well-ordered
dis·or·dered adjective (Medical Dictionary)
: not functioning in a normal orderly healthy way <disordered bodily functions>
: mentally unbalanced <a disordered patient> <a disordered mind>
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