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Synonyms for disarray
ˌdɪs əˈreɪdis·ar·ray

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  1. disarraynoun


  2. disarraynoun

    To throw into disorder; to break the array of.


  3. disarrayverb

    To take off the dress of; to unrobe.


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disarray

    bareness, dishabille, exposure, nakedness, nudity, undress

    apparel, array, attire, clothes, clothing, costume, dress, garb, garments, habiliments, habit, raiment, robes, uniform, vestments, vesture

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  1. confusion, mental confusion, confusedness, muddiness, disarraynoun

    a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior

    "a confusion of impressions"

    disorderliness, murkiness, confusion, confusedness, muddiness, discombobulation, mix-up, sloppiness, wateriness, mental confusion, cloudiness

  2. disarray, disorderlinessverb

    untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance)

    disorder, rowdiness, confusion, confusedness, muddiness, rowdyism, disorderliness, mental confusion, roughness

  3. disorder, disarrayverb

    bring disorder to

    cark, disorder, trouble, disquiet, unhinge, perturb, distract

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  1. disarraynoun

    confusion, disorder

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How to use disarray in a sentence?

  1. Eytan Gilboa:

    These things are formulated weeks if not months before such a visit, but it seems that the White House is in such disarray that it's not clear what will happen.

  2. Bruce Riedel:

    With neither the United States nor Gulf Arab states willing to deploy their ground troops and the Iraqi armed forces in disarray, Iraq has little choice but to turn to the militias, the flaw in the coalition strategy for the last year is weak ground forces. Given the constraints on the U.S. and its Arab allies, the only viable ground force option is Iranian-led Shi'ite Iraqis.

  3. Park Won-gon:

    Sanctions themselves tend to only be effective for up to a year, a year and a half, afterwards the entire sanction spectrum cannot help but fall into disarray.

  4. Siddharth Astir:

    Life is like driving on the road.... Most of those who are right , Loose patience and change lanes(paths) and are generally the ones to reach the destination quickly. However if they are not careful they may end up in disarray.

  5. Carlos Sampaio:

    The fiscal adjustment risks failure even before it gets to the floor of Congress because the governing coalition is in disarray.

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  • جرده من ملابسهArabic
  • бъркотия, събличам, разбърквам, безпорядъкBulgarian
  • desordenSpanish
  • saattaa epäjärjestykseen, epäjärjestys, sekoittaa, kaaos, panna sekaisin, sekasortoFinnish
  • désarroi, zizanie, désordreFrench
  • verwarren, verstoren, uitkleden, wanordeDutch
  • nieładPolish
  • cizâniaPortuguese
  • dezorganiza, dezordine, zăpăci, dezbrăcaRomanian

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