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di·shev·el

 (dĭ-shĕv′əl)
tr.v. di·shev·eled, di·shev·el·ing, di·shev·els or di·shev·elled or di·shev·el·ling
1.
a. To loosen and let fall (hair or clothing) in disarray.
b. To disarrange the hair or clothing of.
2. To throw into disorder.

[Back-formation from disheveled.]

di·shev′el·ment n.

di·shev·eled

or di·shev·elled  (dĭ-shĕv′əld)
adj.
1. Being in loose disarray; unkempt, as hair or clothing.
2. Marked by disorder; untidy: a disheveled pile of books on the library table.

[Middle English discheveled, from Old French deschevele, past participle of descheveler, to disarrange the hair : des-, apart; see dis- + chevel, hair (from Latin capillus).]

dishevelled

(dɪˈʃɛvəld) or

disheveled

adj
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (esp of hair) hanging loosely
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (of general appearance) unkempt; untidy
[C15 dischevelee, from Old French deschevelé, from des- dis-1 + chevel hair, from Latin capillus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dishevelled - in disarraydishevelled - in disarray; extremely disorderly; "her clothing was disheveled"; "powder-smeared and frowzled"; "a rumpled unmade bed"; "a bed with tousled sheets"; "his brown hair was tousled, thick, and curly"- Al Spiers
untidy - not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money"

dishevelled

U.S. disheveled untidy
adjective disordered, messy, ruffled, rumpled, bedraggled, unkempt, tousled, hanging loose, blowsy, uncombed, disarranged, disarrayed, frowzy She arrived looking flushed and dishevelled.
smart, trim, neat, tidy, chic, spruce, dapper, well-groomed, spick-and-span, soigné or soignée
Translations
neupravenýneuspořádanýrozcuchaný
uordentlig
kócos
úfinn; ósnyrtilegur
netvarkingassusišiaušęs
izspūrissapinkojies
saçı başı birbirine karışmışüstü başı perişan

dishevelled

disheveled (US) [dɪˈʃevəld] ADJ [hair] → despeinado; [clothes] → desarreglado, desaliñado

dishevelled

[dɪˈʃɛvəld] disheveled (US) adj [person, appearance] → débraillé(e); [hair] → ébouriffé(e); [clothes] → en désordre

dishevelled

, (US) disheveled
adjunordentlich; hairzerzaust; person, appearanceungepflegt; to be in a dishevelled stateziemlich mitgenommen aussehen

dishevelled

disheveled (Am) [dɪˈʃɛvəld] adj (hair) → arruffato/a; (clothes) → tutto/a in disordine

dishevelled,

disheveled

(diʃevəld) adjective
untidy. She had been gardening and looked rather dishevelled.
References in classic literature ?
There were many rumors, some of which have vaguely drifted down to the present time, how that appearances indicated violence; that there were the marks of fingers on his throat, and the print of a bloody hand on his plaited ruff; and that his peaked beard was dishevelled, as if it had been fiercely clutched and pulled.
In a state between sleeping and waking, you noticed her entrance and her actions; but feverish, almost delirious as you were, you ascribed to her a goblin appearance different from her own: the long dishevelled hair, the swelled black face, the exaggerated stature, were figments of imagination; results of nightmare: the spiteful tearing of the veil was real: and it is like her.
In this humour of passive resistance, and with his garment collected beneath him to keep his limbs from the wet pavement, Isaac sat in a corner of his dungeon, where his folded hands, his dishevelled hair and beard, his furred cloak and high cap, seen by the wiry and broken light, would have afforded a study for Rembrandt, had that celebrated painter existed at the period.
Since the solitude of these mountains has been unable to conceal me, and the escape of my dishevelled tresses will not allow my tongue to deal in falsehoods, it would be idle for me now to make any further pretence of what, if you were to believe me, you would believe more out of courtesy than for any other reason.
There, indeed, was a woman with dishevelled hair, holding her hands over her heart as one distressed with running.
Upon the car, which was drawn by four richly caparisoned zebus, stood a hideous statue with four arms, the body coloured a dull red, with haggard eyes, dishevelled hair, protruding tongue, and lips tinted with betel.
Her cloud-like hair, dishevelled, Betrays the nearness of her sleep.
My harassed face struck me as revolting in the extreme, pale, angry, abject, with dishevelled hair.
And she rose, with her hair dishevelled, and her lips foaming.
As though on purpose, I seemed, on this occasion, to be peculiarly dishevelled.
Conscious that some one touched her robe, Lady Eleanore started, and unclosed her eyes upon the pale, wild features and dishevelled hair of Jervase Helwyse.
For a true expression of dishevelled wildness there is nothing like a gale in the bright moonlight of a high latitude.