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disorder

noun

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1 a state in which everything is out of order
  • the general disorder of the room after the guests finally left the party

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2 an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning
  • afflicted all her life with a nervous disorder

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disorder

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of disorder (Entry 2 of 2)

to undo the proper order or arrangement of
  • be careful not to disorder the carefully arranged contents of the dresser

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“Disorder.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disorder. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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