Definition of derange
- deranged by even the slightest damage
- hatless, with tie deranged
- —G. W. Stonier
- stalked by a deranged fan
being stranded at night on a lonely road would derange anyone
the storage room had all been deranged by the earthquake, and it took hours to sort out things
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confuse, disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disjoint, dislocate, disorder, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, hash, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, muss, rumple, scramble, shuffle, tousle, tumble, upset;
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