Disorder definition

dĭs-ôrdər
An ailment that affects the function of mind or body.

An eating disorder.

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A lack of order; confusion; jumble.
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A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
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To throw into confusion or disarray.
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An upset of normal function; ailment.
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A condition characterized by lack of normal functioning of physical or mental processes.

Kidney disorders; a psychiatric disorder.

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A lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion.
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Disorder is defined as a state of confusion or a mental or physical problem that interrupts normal function.

A room that is really messy is an example of a room in disorder.

A learning disability that makes it hard for you to learn normally is an example of a disorder.

A group of demonstrators in front of a government building is an example of a disorder.

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To throw into disorder; disarrange.
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To upset the normal functions or health of.
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To throw into confusion or disarray.
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Absence of order; state of not being arranged in an orderly manner.

After playing the children left the room in disorder.

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The class was thrown into disorder when the teacher left the room.

The army tried to prevent disorder when claims the elections had been rigged grew stronger.

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(medicine) A physical or psychical malfunction.

Bulimia is an eating disorder.

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A breach of civic order or peace; a public disturbance.
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To disturb the normal physical or mental health of; derange.
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A breach of public peace; riot.
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A disregard of system; irregularity.
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To disturb the normal physical or mental health of; derange.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
disorder
Plural:
disorders

Origin of disorder

  • dis- +‎ order. Middle English disordeine, from Old French desordainer, from Medieval Latin disordinare.

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