noun see disorderly II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Disorderliness — Dis*or der*li*ness, n. The state of being disorderly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disorderliness — disorderly ► ADJECTIVE 1) lacking organization; untidy. 2) involving a breakdown of peaceful and law abiding behaviour. DERIVATIVES disorderliness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disorderliness — See disorderly. * * * …   Universalium

  • disorderliness — noun The state or quality of being disorderly …   Wiktionary

  • disorderliness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A lack of order or regular arrangement: chaos, clutter, confusedness, confusion, derangement, disarrangement, disarray, disorder, disorderedness, disorganization, jumble, mess, mix up, muddle, muss, scramble, topsy… …   English dictionary for students

  • disorderliness — dis or·der·li·ness || lɪnɪs n. disorganization, disarray, mess, chaos …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disorderliness — dis·orderliness …   English syllables

  • disorderliness — noun 1. untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance) • Syn: ↑disarray • Derivationally related forms: ↑disorderly, ↑disarray (for: ↑disarray) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • disorderly — disorderliness, n. /dis awr deuhr lee/, adj. 1. characterized by disorder; irregular; untidy; confused: a disorderly desk. 2. unruly; turbulent; tumultuous: a disorderly mob. 3. Law. contrary to public order or morality. adv. 4. in a disorderly… …   Universalium

  • disorder — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of order Nouns 1. disorder, derangement; irregularity; misrule, anarchy, anarchism; untidiness, disunion; disquiet, discord; confusion, confusedness; disarray, jumble, huddle, litter, mess, mishmash …   English dictionary for students

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