disordered

adjective dis·or·dered
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of disordered

1 obsolete
a : morally reprehensible
b : unruly
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.

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First Known Use of disordered

1505


DISORDERED Defined for English Language Learners

disordered

adjective

Definition of disordered for English Language Learners

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

  • medical : not working in a normal, healthy way


Medical Dictionary

disordered

adjective dis·or·dered

medical Definition of disordered

1 : not functioning in a normal orderly healthy way
  • disordered bodily functions
2 : mentally unbalanced
  • a disordered patient
  • a disordered mind


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