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tr.v. dis·ar·ranged, dis·ar·rang·ing, dis·ar·rang·es
To upset the proper arrangement or order of.

dis′ar·range′ment n.
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Noun1.disarrangement - a condition in which an orderly system has been disrupted
disorderliness, disorder - a condition in which things are not in their expected places; "the files are in complete disorder"


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(disəˈreindʒ) verb
to throw out of order; to make untidy. The strong wind had disarranged her hair.
ˌdisarˈrangement noun
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Indeed, I shouldn't have discovered that he had been there, except for the disarrangement of the drapery about the corpse's face, and for observing on the floor a curl of light hair, fastened with a silver thread; which, on examination, I ascertained to have been taken from a locket hung round Catherine's neck.
Neither, beyond the blowing out of the candle - which stood on a table between the door and my sister, and was behind her when she stood facing the fire and was struck - was there any disarrangement of the kitchen, excepting such as she herself had made, in falling and bleeding.
the ordering out of the Guards and the line to Belgium, and the mustering of the allied armies in that country under the command of his Grace the Duke of Wellington--such a dignified circumstance as that, I say, was entitled to the pas over all minor occurrences whereof this history is composed mainly, and hence a little trifling disarrangement and disorder was excusable and becoming.
In addition there were once at least one more c manuscript, which provided copy-text for the late MS Sloane 1686, manuscripts that used the Petworth exemplars before the disarrangement of the VII fragment, and the two manuscripts mentioned in wills in 1417 and 1420.
Every axis by which one might orient oneself to a book has thus been undermined: The flip-book cancels the unidirectional progression from beginning to end, the shift in typographic direction swings the vertical axis to the horizontal, and the double-sided dust jacket suggests a disarrangement of the relationship of inside to outside.
Occasionally, bladder diverticulum may result from congenital disarrangement of muscle fibers, mostly located in the ureterovesical junction.
Spreading this pest causes disarrangement in natural bearing of trees and sparseness of forests.
Oxidative injury results in the disarrangement and ultimately in the disruption of cell membranes, leading to necrotic cell death.