- neatly or conveniently arranged; well-organized: an ordered office.
- done according to specific principles or procedures: an ordered method of assembling the parts.
- conducted according to certain precepts or rules: an ordered way of life.
Origin of ordered
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Examples from the Web for unordered
He bowed before the pure, unordered, untempered feminine, and his masculine mind reeled.The Debtor
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
He knew the gloom and despondency that have their inevitable hour in every solitary and unordered life.Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2)
Dinner, 'unordered,' comes through the streets and spreads itself on our table, as hot as if we had smelt cutlets hours before.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)
Frederic G. Kenyon
Isaac left him there, and proceeded, unordered, to acquaint Mr. George Godolphin.The Shadow of Ashlydyat
Mrs. Henry Wood
It means a chaotic cosmos, an unordered order, a lawless law, or whatever else is nonsensical.