- disodium phosphate,
- disorderly conduct,
- disorderly house,
- disorderly person,
Origin of disordered
verb (used with object)
Origin of disorder
Examples from the Web for disordered
Eating disorders, researchers believed, were essentially more severe forms of disordered eating.
Disordered eating is also linked to higher rates of depression and anxiety, both in the present and in the future.
Having to go to bed and wake up earlier can be harder for autistic children, too, who tend to have disordered sleep.
Suppose a plumber is called into your house on a raw day of January to tinker up a disordered pipe in the cellar.
Hope looked round in despair, then glanced at her own disordered garments.Malbone|Thomas Wentworth Higginson
He looked down at his crumpled shirt-front and disordered tie, and then moved slowly towards the door.A Monk of Cruta|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Violet, as usual, was perpetually on the wing, for her profound indolence expressed itself in a disordered activity.The Glimpses of the Moon|Edith Wharton
Her disordered hair was hanging, too, and the water was dripping from her.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
late 15c., from dis- "not" (see dis-) + the verb order (v.). Replaced earlier disordeine (mid-14c.), from Old French desordainer, from Medieval Latin disordinare "throw into disorder," from Latin ordinare "to order, regulate" (see ordain). Related: Disordered; disordering.
1520s, from disorder (v.).