• (RP) IPA: /dɪsˈɔːdə(ɹ)/
  • (GA) IPA: /dɪsˈɔːɹdɚ/


  1. Absence of order; state of not being arranged in an orderly manner.
    After playing the children left the room in disorder.
  2. A disturbance of civic peace or of public order.
    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.
  3. (medicine, countable) A physical or mental malfunction.
    Bulimia is an eating disorder.
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disorder (disorders, present participle disordering; past and past participle disordered)

  1. (transitive) To throw into a state of disorder.
  2. (transitive) To knock out of order or sequence.

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