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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

For bipolar in adults, I think there's pretty good agreement about what this looks like. For bipolar in children, there is some considerable debate about where are the boundaries. At the mild end, are these just kids who are active? Is this the class clown at the very severe - is this something other than a mood disorder?
Thomas R. Insel

I'm interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos, especially activity that appears to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom.
Jim Morrison

There is in me an anarchy and frightful disorder. Creating makes me die a thousand deaths, because it means making order, and my entire being rebels against order. But without it I would die, scattered to the winds.
Albert Camus

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.
Lao Tzu

I'm so single. It's funny. I'm usually a relationship girl. I love being in love and having a partner in crime. But it's good to be your own partner in crime. God, that makes me sound like I have multiple-personality disorder.
Brittany Snow
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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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