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disorder meaning

EN[dɪsˈɔːdə(ɹ)] [-ɔː(r)də(r)]
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WDisorder
  • Disorder may refer to :
  • Randomness, non-order or no intelligible pattern
  • Civil disorder, one or more forms of disturbance caused by a group of people
  • Disorder (medicine), a functional abnormality or disturbance
  • Psychological or Mental disorder, a psychological pattern associated with distress or disability that occurs in an individual and is not a part of normal development or culture:
  • Anxiety disorder, different forms of abnormal and pathological fear and anxiety
  • Conversion disorder, neurological symptoms such as numbness, blindness, paralysis, or fits, where no neurological explanation is possible

    Definition of disorder in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdisordersPREdis-
    1. Absence of order; state of not being arranged in an orderly manner.
      1. After playing the children left the room in disorder.
    2. A disturbance of civic peace or of public order.
      1. The class was thrown into disorder when the teacher left the room
      2. The army tried to prevent disorder when claims the elections had been rigged grew stronger.
    3. (medicine) NC A physical or psychical malfunction.
      1. Bulimia is an eating disorder.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Ellis-van Creveld (EvC) syndrome or chondroectodermal dysplasia is an autosomal recessive disorder with characteristic clinical manifestations.
      • Dissociative identity disorder is a contentious diagnosis: some professionals say the disorder is overdiagnosed; others say it doesn't even exist.
      • Specific impairments of mentalizing in both developmental and acquired disorders suggest that this ability depends on a dedicated and circumscribed brain system.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • [ 15 ] in 1960 was used in adults for cervicodorsal disorders.
      • Some childhood behavior has been pathologized as attention-deficit disorder.
      • However, AN patients presented hyperactivation of left parastriatal visual regions, which were additionally correlated with the severity of the disorder.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Prefixes
        • Words by prefix
          • Words prefixed with dis-
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
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        1. en disordered
        2. en disorderly
        3. en disorders
        4. en disordering
        5. en disorderest
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of disorder for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "disorder" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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