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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

There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served.
Jane Jacobs

The point about manic depression or bipolar disorder, as it's now more commonly called, is that it's about mood swings. So, you have an elevated mood. When people think of manic depression, they only hear the word depression. They think one's a depressive. The point is, one's a manic-depressive.
Stephen Fry

In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.
Carl Jung

Even at age 10, I already knew that I was different from most people. My anxiety disorder was still years from being diagnosed, but it affected me quite deeply. I was too afraid to speak out in class, too nervous to make real friends.
Jenny Lawson

The post office doesn't guarantee delivery, but it tries really hard. It's called best efforts communication. If you put two postcards in the post-box, they don't necessarily come out then in the same order that you put them in. So, that means that there's potentially disorder with your delivery, and that's also true in the Internet.
Vint Cerf
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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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