disorderliness love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being disorderly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being disorderly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being disorderly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance)
  • n. a condition in which things are not in their expected places
  • n. rowdy behavior

Etymologies

disorderly +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • My natural disorderliness has over the years been increased by the habit of blogging.

    Order « Unknowing

  • As Larsen-Freeman and Cameron comment, “In order to address their goal, many lingustis have sought to represent the language system in idealized elegance, often stripped of the disorderliness of what had been called the noisy ‘remainder’ … To do so, they have had to make certain concessions that do not cohere well with the demands of applied linguistics”.

    X is for X-bar Theory « An A-Z of ELT

  • But the difference between print's disorderliness and the Internet's, according to our interlocutors, has to do with the way it all gets filtered.

    Will Books Survive?

  • He added that part of the blame also goes to inept law enforcement agencies that fail to control such disorderliness.

    India Temple Stampede Kills 63

  • An angry reaction to teen disorderliness can also be a symptom of other troubles weighing on your mind.

    The Blessing of a B Minus

  • Some council members and neighborhood associations objected to the measure, saying it could increase disorderliness and pose a hazard to public safety.

    More Time to Toast: D.C. Council Passes Bar Bill - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Belief in God as omnipotent, he thinks, has three problems: (1) it is at odds with the disorderliness in nature; (2) it yields the acutest form of the theodicy problem; and

    Charles Hartshorne

  • According to a 2000 report by the federal government's National Institute of Justice, once a mentally ill person is arrested for disorderliness, that person is labeled a "criminal" and will likely continue to be arrested when acting out in the future, rather than receive treatment.

    Cops and the Mentally Ill

  • My question is how would you work with a DH who just doesn't see his clutter and disorderliness?

    Home Organization

  • This is partly due to the disorderliness of some of Damian's ideas.

    Peter Damian

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