1. [ noun ] condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
Synonyms: upset

"the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder" "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"

Related terms: condition ailment sprue anorexia mental_disorder fantods cardiovascular_disease colpoxerosis attention_deficit_disorder impaction malocclusion abruptio_placentae abocclusion aphonia eating_disorder carpal_tunnel_syndrome glandular_disease choking learning_disability achlorhydria achylia cheilosis celiac_disease acholia bladder_disorder speech_disorder hyperactivity functional_disorder organic_disorder nervous_disorder acute_brain_disorder degenerative_disorder dysaphia dysosmia dyspahgia dysuria failure impaction sleep_disorder metabolic_disorder hydrocele haematocolpometra haematocolpos idiopathic_disorder dysphagia strangulation immunological_disorder
2. [ verb ] bring disorder to
Synonyms: disarray
Related terms: order change disarrange scramble mess perturb disarray
3. [ noun ] a condition in which things are not in their expected places
Synonyms: disorderliness

: "the files are in complete disorder"

Related terms: orderliness orderliness condition mess clutter disorganization untidiness shambles
4. [ verb ] disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
Synonyms: trouble perturb cark disquiet distract unhinge

"She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"

Related terms: disturb worry disturbance distraction anxiousness disquiet
5. [ noun ] a disturbance of the peace or of public order
Related terms: order state confusion disturbance discord turbulence anarchy instability rowdiness rioting immunological_disorder
Similar spelling:   disorderly