disorganization

  • 1 Disorganization — Dis*or gan*i*za tion, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]sorganisation. See {Disorganize}, v. t.] 1. The act of disorganizing; destruction of system. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being disorganized; as, the disorganization of the body, or of government. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 disorganization — index anarchy, commotion, complex (entanglement), confusion (turmoil), disorder (lack of order) …

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  • 3 disorganization — (Amer.) dis·or·gan·i·za·tion || dɪs‚ɔːgÉ™naɪ zeɪʃn n. disarrangement, disorder, disturbance (also disorganisation) …

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  • 4 disorganization — [n] unordered situation or thing anarchy, chaos, confusion, derangement, disarray, disjointedness, disorder, disruption, dissolution, disunion, foul up*, incoherence, mix up, rat’s nest*, screw up*, unconnectedness, unholy mess*; concepts 674,727 …

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  • 5 disorganization — Destruction of an organ or tissue with consequent loss of function. * * * dis·or·ga·ni·za·tion or Brit dis·or·ga·ni·sa·tion (.)dis .ȯrg (ə )nə zā shən n psychopathological inconsistency in personality, mental functions, or overt behavior… …

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  • 6 disorganization — noun /dɪˌsorɡəˌnaɪˈzeɪʃən,dɪsˌɔː(ɹ).ɡənˌaɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ a) The act of disorganizing; destruction of system. b) The state of being disorganized; as, the disorganization of the body, or of government …

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  • 7 disorganization — [[t]dɪ̱sɔ͟ː(r)gənaɪze͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT If something is in a state of disorganization, it is disorganized. Syn: disarray (in BRIT, also use disorganisation) …

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  • 8 disorganization — disorganized (also disorganised) ► ADJECTIVE 1) not properly planned and controlled. 2) not able to plan one s activities efficiently. DERIVATIVES disorganization noun …

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  • 9 disorganization — noun 1. a condition in which an orderly system has been disrupted • Syn: ↑disorganisation, ↑disarrangement • Derivationally related forms: ↑disarrange (for: ↑disarrangement), ↑disorganise ( …

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  • 10 disorganization — noun see disorganize …

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  • 11 disorganization — /dis awr geuh neuh zay sheuhn/, n. 1. a breaking up of order or system; disunion or disruption of constituent parts. 2. the absence of organization or orderly arrangement; disarrangement; disorder. [1785 95; < F désorganisation, equiv. to… …

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  • 12 disorganization — Synonyms and related words: ablation, anarchism, anarcho syndicalism, anarchy, antinomianism, atomization, befuddlement, bewilderment, biodegradability, biodegradation, bloodbath, blue ruin, bother, botheration, breakup, carnage, chaos, cloud,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 disorganization — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. disorder, derangement, disunion, dissolution; see confusion 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A lack of order or regular arrangement: chaos, clutter, confusedness, confusion, derangement, disarrangement, disarray,… …

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  • 14 disorganization — n. 1. Disorganizing, deranging, etc. See the verb. 2. Disorder, derangement, confusion. 3. Destruction, dissolution …

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  • 15 disorganization — n 1. disunion, disruption; dishevelment, disarray, derangement, disarrangement, misarrangement; unconnectedness, disjointedness, incoherence. 2. disorder, chaos, confusion, tohubohu; anarchy, lawlessness, disorderliness, unruliness, turmoil; mess …

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  • 16 disorganization — dis·organization …

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  • 17 disorganization — dis•or•gan•i•za•tion [[t]dɪsˌɔr gə nəˈzeɪ ʃən[/t]] n. 1) a breaking up of order or system; disunion or disruption of constituent parts 2) the absence of organization or orderly arrangement; disarrangement; disorder • Etymology: 1785–95; < F …

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  • 18 Social disorganization theory — In sociology, the Social Disorganization Theory was one of the most important theories developed by the Chicago School, related to ecological theories.William Isaac Thomas and Florian ZnanieckiThomas and Znaniecki (1918 1920) introduced the idea… …

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  • 19 social disorganization — Sociol. disruption or breakdown of the structure of social relations and values resulting in the loss of social controls over individual and group behavior, the development of social isolation and conflict, and a sense of estrangement or… …

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  • 20 social disorganization — noun : a state of society characterized by the breakdown of effective social control resulting in a lack of functional integration between groups, conflicting social attitudes, and personal maladjustment * * * Sociol. disruption or breakdown of… …

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