disorder


disorder
[[t]dɪ̱sɔ͟ː(r)də(r)[/t]]
disorders
1) N-VAR: usu with supp A disorder is a problem or illness which affects someone's mind or body.

...a rare nerve disorder that can cause paralysis of the arms.

...a psychiatrist who specialises in eating disorders...

He appeared to be suffering from a severe mental disorder and had served a term in prison.

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2) N-UNCOUNT: oft in N Disorder is a state of being untidy, badly prepared, or badly organized.

The emergency room was in disorder...

Inside all was disorder: drawers fallen out, shoes and boots scattered.

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3) N-VAR: usu supp N Disorder is violence or rioting in public.

The government issued a decree calling on the authorities to uphold the law and stop public disorder...

There are other forms of civil disorder - most notably, football hooliganism.

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