throw into disorder

Definition of throw into disorder

:to put into a state of confusion :to disrupt or upset
  • The filing system was thrown into disorder when the computer program malfunctioned.

Word by Word Definitions

throw play
  1. : to propel through the air by a forward motion of the hand and arm

  2. : to propel through the air in any manner

  3. : pitch

  1. : an act of throwing, hurling, or flinging

  2. : an act of throwing dice

  3. : the number thrown with a cast of dice

disorder play
  1. : to disturb the order of

  2. : to disturb the regular or normal functions of

  1. : lack of order

  2. : breach of the peace or public order

  3. : an abnormal physical or mental condition


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