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disorderly


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disorderly  \Dis*or"der*ly\,  adv 
  In  a  disorderly  manner;  without  law  or  order  irregularly; 
  confusedly. 
 
  Withdraw  yourselves  from  every  brother  that  walketh 
  disorderly.  --2  Thess. 
  iii.  6. 
 
  Savages  fighting  disorderly  with  stones.  --Sir  W. 
  Raleigh. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disorderly  \Dis*or"der*ly\,  a. 
  1.  Not  in  order  marked  by  disorder;  disarranged; 
  immethodical;  as  the  books  and  papers  are  in  a  disorderly 
  state. 
 
  2.  Not  acting  in  an  orderly  way  as  the  functions  of  the  body 
  or  mind. 
 
  3.  Not  complying  with  the  restraints  of  order  and  law; 
  tumultuous;  unruly;  lawless;  turbulent;  as  disorderly 
  people;  disorderly  assemblies. 
 
  4.  (Law)  Offensive  to  good  morals  and  public  decency; 
  notoriously  offensive;  as  a  disorderly  house. 
 
  Syn:  Irregular;  immethodical;  confused;  tumultuous; 
  inordinate;  intemperate;  unruly;  lawless;  vicious. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disorderly 
  adj  1:  undisciplined  and  unruly;  "disorderly  youths";  "disorderly 
  conduct"  [ant:  {orderly}] 
  2:  in  utter  disorder;  "a  disorderly  pile  of  clothes"  [syn:  {higgledy-piggledy}, 
  {hugger-mugger},  {jumbled},  {topsy-turvy}] 
  3:  completely  unordered  and  unpredictable  and  confusing  [syn:  {chaotic}] 




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