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Synonyms for disorder
dɪsˈɔr dərdis·or·der

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Wiktionary

  1. disordernoun

    Absence of order; state of not being arranged in an orderly manner.

    After playing the children left the room in disorder.

    Synonyms:
    entropy, chaos

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disorder

    Disease is the general term for any deviation from health; in a more limited sense it denotes some definite morbid condition; disorder and affection are rather partial and limited; as, a nervous affection; a disorder of the digestive system. Sickness was generally used in English speech and literature, till the close of the eighteenth century at least, for every form of physical disorder, as abundantly appears in the English Bible: "Jesus went about ... healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people," Matt. iv, 23; "Elisha was fallen sick of his sickness whereof he died," 2 Kings xiii, 14. There is now, in England, a tendency to restrict the words sick and sickness to nausea, or "sickness at the stomach," and to hold ill and illness as the only proper words to use in a general sense. This distinction has received but a very limited acceptance in the United States, where sick and sickness have the earlier and wider usage. We speak of trifling ailments, a slight indisposition, a serious or a deadly disease; a slight or severe illness; a painful sickness. Complaint is a popular term, which may be applied to any degree of ill health, slight or severe. Infirmity denotes a chronic or lingering weakness or disability, as blindness or lameness.

    Synonyms:
    affection, ailment, complaint, disease, distemper, illness, indisposition, infirmity, malady, sickness, unhealthiness, unsoundness

    Antonyms:
    health, robustness, soundness, strength, sturdiness, vigor

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disorder, upsetnoun

    a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

    "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"

    Synonyms:
    perturbation, overturn, disorderliness, swage, turnover, overthrow, disturbance, derangement, upset

    Antonyms:
    orderliness, order

  2. disorderliness, disordernoun

    a condition in which things are not in their expected places

    "the files are in complete disorder"

    Synonyms:
    rowdiness, upset, disorderliness, rowdyism, disarray, roughness

    Antonyms:
    orderliness, order

  3. disorderverb

    a disturbance of the peace or of public order

    Synonyms:
    upset, disorderliness

    Antonyms:
    order, orderliness

  4. perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorderverb

    disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

    "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"

    Synonyms:
    distract, unhinge, perturb, inconvenience oneself, upset, inconvenience, ail, discommode, disquiet, bother, cark, deflect, put out, incommode, disoblige, pain, disarray, throw out of kilter, trouble, disturb, trouble oneself, derange

    Antonyms:
    order, orderliness

  5. disorder, disarrayverb

    bring disorder to

    Synonyms:
    cark, trouble, disquiet, unhinge, disarray, perturb, distract

    Antonyms:
    order, orderliness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disordernoun

    Synonyms:
    confusion, disarray, disarrangement, disorganization, jumble, chaos, litter, irregularity, disturbance, tumult, riot, turmoil, bedlam, fracas, pandemonium

  2. disorderverb

    Synonyms:
    disarrange, confuse, jumble, disorganize, tousle, derange, discompose

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1351disease
#1938pain
#3124trouble
#4055disorders
#4709cloudy
#4888complaint
#5235illness
#5268disorder
#6866chaos
#7453confusion
#8009mess
#9423upset
#9936bother
#10189turnover
#10997impairment
#12255clutter
#13000sickness
#14374disturbance
#14785inconvenience
#15079disruption
#15988affection
#16672mayhem
#17215anarchy
#17490entropy
#19647turbulence
#23324turmoil
#23336disturb
#24114unrest
#24177strife
#25991perturbation
#27471overthrow
#30316distract
#33513roughness
#34106dislocation
#34999overturn
#43008upheaval
#43329ail
#44754deflect
#50896ailment
#52905disarray
#56724lawlessness
#63046disturbs
#65670malady
#72653infirmity
#79014distemper
#93318disquiet
#104507cark
#109190derangement
#112349perturb
#179003swage
#204672indisposition
#280703unsoundness
#303218rowdiness

How to use disorder in a sentence?

  1. Vladimir Poznyak:

    Millions of gamers around the world, even when it comes to the intense gaming, would never qualify as people suffering from gaming disorder.

  2. Mike Sullivan:

    If you open the door to conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder, short-term sleep disturbances ... you start encompassing a lot more people.

  3. Melinda Campopiano:

    A big downfall in provider education is we don’t teach health professionals to ask about and address mental health and substance use disorder issues consistently and effectively, on that side of the issue, I would include informed consent of patients so that patients have the opportunity to make fully informed decisions about their treatment options.

  4. Viviane Labrie:

    In the last decade, it's become evident that Parkinson's disease is not just a movement disorder.

  5. C. C. Colton:

    It is with disease of the mind, as with those of the body; we are half dead before we understand our disorder, and half cured when we do.


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