Swarms of police, gunfire, panic—all foreign to a city known for its quaint, Commonwealth style, still air, and orderliness.
So far as his knowledge extends this orderliness is realised.
Her orderliness made him impatient, and his disorderliness drove her wild.
Once she had fallen into the swing of work at school Winona began to appreciate the orderliness of her aunt's arrangements.
An example must be made if we would have respect and orderliness from these men.
It also preserves the orderliness of the table, and makes inquiries about people's wishes unnecessary.
There was a pleasing grace in the orderliness of their lives.
It bred thrift and orderliness, but also an undue regard for property.
There is nothing of the checkerboard about it; the orderliness of a chess game is lacking.
So I was prepared to exonerate them, to praise them for their pacifism and their orderliness in such conditions.
"military attendant who carries orders," 1781, short for orderly corporal, etc. Extended 1809 to an attendant at a hospital (originally a military hospital) charged with keeping things in order and clean. See orderly (adj.).
orderly or·der·ly (ôr'dər-lē)
An attendant in a hospital.