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Definition of Disorder

Disorder

  1. Want of order or regular disposition; lack of arrangement; confusion; disarray; as, the troops were thrown into disorder; the papers are in disorder.
  2. Neglect of order or system; irregularity.
  3. Breach of public order; disturbance of the peace of society; tumult.
  4. Disturbance of the functions of the animal economy of the soul; sickness; derangement.
  5. To disturb the order of; to derange or disarrange; to throw into confusion; to confuse.
  6. To disturb or interrupt the regular and natural functions of (either body or mind); to produce sickness or indisposition in; to discompose; to derange; as, to disorder the head or stomach.
  7. To depose from holy orders.

Disorder Quotations

One of things so bad about depression and bipolar disorder is that if you don't have prior awareness, you don't have any idea what hit you.
Kay Redfield Jamison

Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards, make anarchy and disorder your trademarks. Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but don't let them take you ALIVE.
Sid Vicious

Autism is a neurological disorder. It's not caused by bad parenting. It's caused by, you know, abnormal development in the brain. The emotional circuits in the brain are abnormal. And there also are differences in the white matter, which is the brain's computer cables that hook up the different brain departments.
Temple Grandin

I had really bad obsessive-compulsive disorder. At its worst, I was compelled to leave my house at three o'clock in the morning and go out in the alley because I just knew that the paper-towel roll I threw in the recycling bin was uncomfortable, like it was lying the wrong way, and I would be down in the garbage.
Fiona Apple

After a century of studying schizophrenia, the cause of the disorder remains unknown.
Thomas R. Insel
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Disorder Translations

disorder in Dutch is janboel, disorde, rommel, rotzooi
disorder in German is Unordnung
disorder in Italian is disordine
disorder in Latin is incompositus
disorder in Norwegian is uorden
disorder in Spanish is desarreglar, desarreglo
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