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

 dis·or·der /(ˌ)dɪˈsɔrdɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dis·or·der /(ˈ)dɪsˈɔrdɚ, (ˈ)dɪz-/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·or·der n.
 1. Want of order or regular disposition; lack of arrangement; confusion; disarray; as, the troops were thrown into disorder; the papers are in disorder.
 2. Neglect of order or system; irregularity.
 From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part,
 And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art.   --Pope.
 3. Breach of public order; disturbance of the peace of society; tumult.
 4. Disturbance of the functions of the animal economy or of the soul; sickness; derangement. Disorder in the body.”
 Syn: -- Irregularity; disarrangement; confusion; tumult; bustle; disturbance; disease; illness; indisposition; sickness; ailment; malady; distemper. See Disease.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·or·der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disordered p. pr. & vb. n. Disordering.]
 1. To disturb the order of; to derange or disarrange; to throw into confusion; to confuse.
    Disordering the whole frame or jurisprudence.   --Burke.
    The burden . . . disordered the aids and auxiliary rafters into a common ruin.   --Jer. Taylor.
 2. To disturb or interrupt the regular and natural functions of (either body or mind); to produce sickness or indisposition in; to discompose; to derange; as, to disorder the head or stomach.
    A man whose judgment was so much disordered by party spirit.   --Macaulay.
 3. To depose from holy orders. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- To disarrange; derange; confuse; discompose.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: 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" [syn: upset]
      2: a condition in which things are not in their expected
         places; "the files are in complete disorder" [syn: disorderliness]
         [ant: orderliness, orderliness]
      3: a disturbance of the peace or of public order [ant: order]
      v 1: 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" [syn: perturb, unhinge, disquiet,
            trouble, cark, distract]
      2: bring disorder to [syn: disarray] [ant: order]