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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.
  • state of public disobedience characterized by sizable disturbances such as rioting
         The army tried to prevent disorder when claims the elections had been rigged grew stronger.
  • (medicine) a physical or psychical malfunction
         Bulimia is an eating disorder.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Dis*or"der (?), n. [Pref. dis- + order: cf. F. désordre.] 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.

From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part,
And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art.

3. Breach of public order; disturbance of the peace of society; tumult. Shak.

4. Disturbance of the functions of the animal economy or of the soul; sickness; derangement. "Disorder in the body." Locke.

Syn. -- Irregularity; disarrangement; confusion; tumult; bustle; disturbance; disease; illness; indisposition; sickness; ailment; malady; distemper. See Disease.

Dis*or"der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disordered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disordering.] 1. To disturb the order of; to derange or disarrange; to throw into confusion; to confuse.

Disordering the whole frame or jurisprudence.

The burden . . . disordered the aids and auxiliary rafters into a common ruin.
Jer. Taylor.

2. 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.

A man whose judgment was so much disordered by party spirit.

3. To depose from holy orders. [Obs.] Dryden.

Syn. -- To disarrange; derange; confuse; discompose.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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