Associations to the word «Disorder»

Wiktionary

DISORDER, noun. Absence of order; state of not being arranged in an orderly manner.
DISORDER, noun. A disturbance of civic peace or of public order.
DISORDER, noun. (medicine) (countable) A physical or psychical malfunction.
DISORDER OF SEX DEVELOPMENT, noun. A medical condition whereby the development of chromosomal or anatomical sex is in some way atypical; an intersex condition.

Dictionary definition

DISORDER, noun. A physical 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".
DISORDER, noun. A condition in which things are not in their expected places; "the files are in complete disorder".
DISORDER, noun. A disturbance of the peace or of public order.
DISORDER, verb. 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".
DISORDER, verb. Bring disorder to.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.