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disarrange

Syllabification: dis·ar·range
Pronunciation: /ˌdisəˈrān(d)ZH
 
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Definition of disarrange in English:

verb

[with object]
Make (something) untidy or disordered: her hair was disarranged all around her face
More example sentences
  • Then he, of course, had to turn to me and disarrange my hair too.
  • In this posture, they are expected to enter the professional and intellectual classes without disarranging the furniture too much, or bringing in too much of a cool breeze relating to other aspects of the status quo.
  • It didn't come down, but everything in the room was disarranged.
Synonyms
disorder, throw into disarray/disorder, put out of place, disorganize, disturb, displace;
mess up, make untidy, make a mess of, jumble, mix up, muddle, turn upside-down, scatter;
informal turn topsy-turvy, make a shambles of, muss up

Derivatives

disarrangement

1
noun
Example sentences
  • From his makeshift grave in France and the disarrangement of his bones, Yeats arrived in precisely the setting he had always intended, a setting he had already dramatized as his final resting-place.
  • The vast majority of these spindle disturbances could be characterized as full c-mitoses showing severe disarrangement of the chromosomes, such as complete scattering in the cytoplasm, often accompanied by abnormal contractions.
  • Her tan fur had been brushed until it glowed and her mane was strung around her shoulders in artful disarrangement.

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