disorderliness love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being disorderly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being disorderly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or quality of being disorderly.

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

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

Etymologies

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disorderly +‎ -ness

Examples

  • 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”.

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  • 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.

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

    Order « Unknowing

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

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  • 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

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