- to destroy the organization, systematic arrangement, or orderly connection of; throw into confusion or disorder.
Also especially British, dis·or·gan·ise.
Origin of disorganize
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Examples from the Web for disorganize
Any of you ought to admit that Gulden's kind of work will disorganize a gang.The Border Legion
The advantage of prudes is that they disorganize the human race.The Man Who Laughs
If we reject and spurn them, we do our utmost to disorganize and disperse them.Speeches and Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865
Few diseases can so disorganize a household and distress its members.A Mind That Found Itself
Clifford Whittingham Beers
They're just going to disorganize me, conventionalize me completely.This Side of Paradise
F. Scott Fitzgerald
- (tr) to disrupt or destroy the arrangement, system, or unity of
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Word Origin and History for disorganize
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