Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of disarranging, or the state of being disarranged.
- n. Upset of the normal order.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of disarranging, or the state of being disarranged; confusion; disorder.
- n. a condition in which an orderly system has been disrupted
- dis- + arrangement. (Wiktionary)
“The appearance of new interests and complaints means disarrangement and confusion to the older equilibrium, It is, of course, the inevitable preliminary step to that larger equilibrium in which the interests of no human soul will be neglected.”
“His eyes were bright, and save a slight disarrangement of his peruke, he gave no hint of exertion or fatigue.”
“On the third day after the mysterious disarrangement of the videophone system, which was still the main topic of conversation and conjecture by the experts, the professor took Roy with him to his laboratory.”
“A disarrangement of our electrical system partially crippled the vessel and it was necessary for us to land here to make repairs.”
“The arms of the knight were also bloody, and in disarrangement.”
“One of the four great galliasses is already riddled with shot, to the great disarrangement of her “pulpits, chapels,” and friars therein assistant.”
“Neither, beyond the blowing out of the candle, — which stood on a table between the door and my sister, and was behind her when she stood facing the fire and was struck, — was there any disarrangement of the kitchen, excepting such as she herself had made, in falling and bleeding.”
“Just before the light had been put out, he had looked in that direction, and had seen no change, no disarrangement of any sort, in the folds of the closely-drawn curtains.”
“Elfride objected to a second, and flung away her face, the movement causing a slight disarrangement of hat and hair.”
“They may be occasioned by the disarrangement or disproportion of the elements out of which the body is framed.”
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