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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·shev·el v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disheveled or Dishevelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Disheveling or Dishevelling.]
 1. To suffer (the hair) to hang loosely or disorderly; to spread or throw (the hair) in disorder; -- used chiefly in the passive participle.
 With garments rent and hair disheveled,
 Wringing her hands and making piteous moan.   --Spenser.
 2. To spread loosely or disorderly.
    Like the fair flower disheveled in the wind.   --Cowper.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 di·shev·eled, di·shev·elled a.
 1. Hanging in loose disorder; disarranged; in disarray; not made neat; -- used especially of hair or clothing; as, disheveled hair.
 2. Having the hair in loose disorder.
    The dancing maidens are disheveled Mænads.   --J. A. Symonds.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : in disarray; extremely disorderly; "her clothing was
            disheveled"; "powder-smeared and frowzled"; "a rumpled
            unmade bed"; "a bed with tousled sheets"; "his brown
            hair was tousled, thick, and curly"- Al Spiers [syn: dishevelled,
             frowzled, rumpled, tousled]