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disordered adj
1 thrown into a state of disarray or confusion; "troops fleeing in broken ranks"; "a confused mass of papers on the desk"; "the small disordered room"; "with everything so upset" [syn: broken, confused, upset]
2 lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts" [syn: confused, disconnected, disjointed, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected]
3 not arranged in order [syn: unordered] [ant: ordered]

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  1. Chaotic; without clear order; in a state of disorder.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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