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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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·or·dered a.
 1. Thrown into disorder; deranged; as, a disordered house, judgment.
 2. Disorderly. [Obs.]
 -- Dis*or*dered*ly, adv. -- Dis*or*dered*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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" [syn: broken, confused, upset]
      2: lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of
         instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the
         world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered
         thoughts" [syn: confused, disconnected, disjointed,
         garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected]
      3: not arranged in order [syn: unordered] [ant: ordered]