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Noun: disorder  dis'or-du(r)
  1. A physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
    "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder";
    - upset
  2. A condition in which things are not in their expected places
    "the files are in complete disorder";
    - disorderliness
  3. A disturbance of the peace or of public order
Verb: disorder  dis'or-du(r)
  1. Disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    - perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract
  2. Bring disorder to
    - disarray

Derived forms: disorders, disordering, disordered

Type of: alter, change, condition, disturb, modify, physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state, state, status, trouble, upset

Antonym: order, orderliness

Encyclopedia: Disorder