What is the meaning of disorder?


  • A physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning.
    • usage: "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
  • A condition in which things are not in their expected places.
    • usage: "the files are in complete disorder"
  • A disturbance of the peace or of public order.


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APAWordNet. (2010). disorder. Retrieved August 16, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/disorder/definitions/1245024
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