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Definition of 'disorder'


  1. condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
       Synonyms: upset
  2. a condition in which things are not in their expected places; "the files are in complete disorder"
       Synonyms: disorderliness
       Antonyms: orderliness order orderliness order
  3. a disturbance of the peace or of public order
       Antonyms: order


  1. disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
       Synonyms: perturb unhinge disquiet trouble cark distract
  2. bring disorder to
       Synonyms: disarray
       Antonyms: order

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