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  • adj. Lacking order or organisation; confused; chaotic.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of disorganise.

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

  • adj. lacking order or methodical arrangement or function


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  • Local white residents say their anger is not directed at the squatters, but at the government for what they call disorganised and piecemeal plans that fail to address the central problem of urban homelessness.

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  • Complaint is often made, in these times, of what we call the disorganised condition of society: how ill many arranged forces of society fulfil their work; how many powerful forces are seen working in a wasteful, chaotic, altogether unarranged manner.

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  • In a ruling that could have ramifications for the most popular girls at colleges across the country cheerleading was deemed too "disorganised" for full sporting status and declared a support "activity." news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Yet scarcely a hint of this hugely important story is contained in the Oxburgh report, which simply glosses it over, hoping to appease critics by throwing in a few vaguely critical comments about how Jones and his team were a trifle "disorganised" in archiving their data.

    British Blogs

  • And he claimed the drugs were scattered in different locations around his home because he was "disorganised".

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  • The ex-owner of a failed West Reading tanning shop-cum-tattoo parlour said he had huge amounts of drugs in his Whitley home because he was "disorganised".

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  • "disorganised", but then goes on to say that there was no evidence of "deliberate scientific malpractice".

    British Blogs

  • Pakistan, Anatol Lieven writes in his new book, is "divided, disorganised, economically backward, corrupt, violent, unjust, often savagely oppressive towards the poor and women, and home to extremely dangerous forms of extremism and terrorism".

    Pakistan: A Hard Country by Anatol Lieven – review

  • But without that clarity, opposition forces will be disorganised and voting patterns a lottery.

    The battle for the NHS is far from over | Allyson Pollock

  • Yesterday Mitt Romney made a joke out of Newt Gingrich's disorganised political campaign, comparing it to a Lucille Ball skit in a chaotic chocolate factory.

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