Meaning of disorder

dis•or•der

Pronunciation: (dis-ôr'dur), [key]
— n.
  1. lack of order or regular arrangement; confusion: Your room is in utter disorder.
  2. an irregularity: a disorder in legal proceedings.
  3. breach of order; disorderly conduct; public disturbance.
  4. a disturbance in physical or mental health or functions; malady or dysfunction: a mild stomach disorder.
—v.t.
  1. to destroy the order or regular arrangement of; disarrange.
  2. to derange the physical or mental health or functions of.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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