Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: disordered
IPA transcription: [dɪs'ɔɹdɚd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: broken, confused, disordered, upset
    Meaning: 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"
  • Synonyms: confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected
    Meaning: lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
Usage examples
  • The young man paced his consulting-room, pale and disordered.
  • That Keene's mind was disordered at least three of us suspected already.
  • In short, one may say anything about the history of the world--anything that might enter the most disordered imagination.
  • Lack of appetite, so common to pampered favourites, is generally the result of an overloaded stomach and disordered digestion.
  • So if, at present, the law of pardon were practiced in all countries, in a short time the world would be disordered, and the foundations of human life would crumble.
  • Then Absalom charged his own servants, that when they should see Amnon disordered and drowsy with wine, and he should give them a signal, they should fear nobody, but kill him.
  • And this second thing I remember: that on reaching home, I walked into my disordered library (for I had had to hunt out some books), where I met my housekeeper in the act of rearranging things.
  • As he passed along towards Saint Antoine, he stopped at a shop-window where there was a mirror, and slightly altered the disordered arrangement of his loose cravat, and his coat-collar, and his wild hair.
  • Up the long avenue of aged oaks which led from the forest to the main entrance of the Chateau Metzengerstein, a steed, bearing an unbonneted and disordered rider, was seen leaping with an impetuosity which outstripped the very Demon of the Tempest.