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  1. neatly or conveniently arranged; well-organized: an ordered office.
  2. done according to specific principles or procedures: an ordered method of assembling the parts.
  3. conducted according to certain precepts or rules: an ordered way of life.
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Origin of ordered

Related formsor·dered·ness, nounnon·or·dered, adjectiveun·or·dered, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unordered

Historical Examples of unordered

  • He bowed before the pure, unordered, untempered feminine, and his masculine mind reeled.

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    Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

  • He knew the gloom and despondency that have their inevitable hour in every solitary and unordered life.

  • Dinner, 'unordered,' comes through the streets and spreads itself on our table, as hot as if we had smelt cutlets hours before.

  • Isaac left him there, and proceeded, unordered, to acquaint Mr. George Godolphin.

  • It means a chaotic cosmos, an unordered order, a lawless law, or whatever else is nonsensical.