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Definition of the noun disarray

What does disarray mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: disarrays

  1. a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
  2. untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance)

Alternative definition of the noun disarray


  1. Want of array or regular order; disorder; confusion.
  2. Confused attire; undress; dishabille.

Definition of the verb disarray

What does disarray mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: disarrayed | disarraying | disarrays

  1. bring disorder to

Alternative definition of the verb disarray


  1. To throw into disorder; to break the array of.
  2. To take off the dress of; to unrobe.


  1. Disarray is a musical group.
    • members:
    • albums: "A Lesson in Respect", "In the Face of the Enemy"
  2. Disarray is a musical group.
    • album: "Disarray"

There are other groups with disarray in their name, like Blatant Disarray.


  1. "Disarray" is a musical single of Red Flag.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  2. "Disarray" is a musical EP of Last Blush.
  3. "Disarray" is a musical album of Gooding.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  4. "Disarray" is a musical EP of Disarray.
    • released in (31 years ago)
  5. "Disarray" is a musical album of Solid State Logic.
    • released on (9 years ago)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for disarray

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Google previewCollaborative Intelligence (2011)

Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems by J. Richard Hackman

Indeed, any time the balls go into the air and normal routines are thrown into disarray is an opening for some ad hoc team coaching.18 An extreme version of unpredictability, not uncommon in the intelligence community, occurs when all ...

Google previewLaughing Matter (1993)

An Essay on the Comic by Marcel Gutwirth

Mother's temporary disarray is a boon, a threat, and a victory to its tiny observer. It is a boon in the form of heightened attention to baby's person, dramatic confirmation of its importance for Mother — which is in fact the point of the game.

Google previewTotally Accessible MRI (2010)

A User's Guide to Principles, Technology, and Applications by E. Kanal, Michael L. Lipton

Organization, where each of your possessions is in its place, represents a high- energy configuration, and complete disarray is a low-energy configuration. The second law of thermodynamics tells us that things will tend to become disorganized ...

Google previewThe Random House Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1995)

by Random House, Stephen Elliott

illness, turmoil 8 disarray, sickness 9 commotion, complaint. Ooniusion 10 affliction, disnprlon, dissenslon 11 disturbance 13 lndisposition, minor uprising 14 disarrangement ...

Google previewThe Mammoth Encyclopedia of the Unsolved (2012)

by Colin Wilson

Disarray. Time. Slips. and. Precognitions. The late Ivan T. Sanderson, the eminent naturalist and scientist, once had a curious experienceof Paris. Butit wasthe Paris notof today, but of fivecenturies ago; and, to make the story still ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

confuse,derange, disease, flutter, garboil, illness, misrule, overset,quarrel 08brouhaha, confound, disarray,pellmell, shambles,sickness 09 commotion, complaint, condition, confusion, mistemper 10 affliction,disability, disarrange, discompose, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Table 2 Major clinical manifestations of HCM and underlying pathophysiology Diastolic dysfunction Myocyte disarray, cellular energy deficit, and altered affinity of mutant sarcomeric proteins for calcium ions may impair calcium uptake and ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

DISARRAY - DISCONTENTED disarray: anarchy, chaos, confusion, disorder, mess, muddle, pandemonium, turmoil disarrayed: dishabille disassemble: disband, dismantle, rends, scatter, separate, undo disassemble weapon to clean: field ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

disarray De arting found, Half disan'ay'd as to er rest, the girl. Tennyson, Geraint. The forest, disarray/ed By chill November. 0. W. Holmes, An Old Year Song. 2. To throw into disorder; rout, as troops. Great Amythaon, who with flery steeds Oft ...

Google previewEncyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge ... (1845)

comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

DISARRAY. DISARM., DISA RM, v.~\ Din, and arm. Lat. arma ; Fr. Disa'rmer, > desarmer. See Arm. Disarming. J To strip off, deprive or divest of, the arms, — of that which may protect, strengthen or defend ; — of that which may offend, injure or ...

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Scrabble value of D2I1S1A1R1R1A1Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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