disorganize

[ dis-awr-guh-nahyz ]
/ dɪsˈɔr gəˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), dis·or·gan·ized, dis·or·gan·iz·ing.

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

1785–95; < French désorganiser, equivalent to dés- dis-1 + organiser to organize

Related forms

dis·or·gan·iz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disorganize

disorganize

disorganise

/ (dɪsˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to disrupt or destroy the arrangement, system, or unity of

Derived Forms

disorganization or disorganisation, noundisorganizer or disorganiser, noun
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