disorganization


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dis·or·gan·ize

 (dĭs-ôr′gə-nīz′)
tr.v. dis·or·gan·ized, dis·or·gan·iz·ing, dis·or·gan·iz·es
To destroy the organization, systematic arrangement, or unity of.

dis·or′gan·i·za′tion (-gə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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dis•or•gan•i•za•tion

(dɪsˌɔr gə nəˈzeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a breaking up of order or system; disunion or disruption of constituent parts.
2. the absence of organization or orderly arrangement; disarrangement; disorder.
[1785–95; < French]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disorganization - 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"
2.disorganization - the disturbance of a systematic arrangement causing disorder and confusion; "the disorganization of the enemy troops by a flank attack"
disturbance - the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion
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disorganization

disorder
noun confusion, chaos, disruption, disarray The army is suffering from low morale and disorganization.
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disorganization

noun
2. The act or an example of upsetting:
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Translations
dezorganizacenepořádekzmatek
roderiuorganisering
rend megzavarása
óskipulag
düzensizlik

disorganization

[dɪsˌɔːgənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ndesorganización f
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disorganization

[dɪsˌɔːrgənaɪˈzeɪʃən] disorganisation (British) n (= disarray) → désorganisation f
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disorganization

nDesorganisation f; (= state of confusion)Durcheinander nt
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disorganization

[dɪsˌɔːgənaɪˈzeɪʃn] ndisorganizzazione f
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disorganized,

disorganised

(disˈoːgənaizd) adjective
in confusion or not organized. a disorganized person; The meeting was very disorganized.
disˌorganiˈzation, disˌorganiˈsation noun
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References in classic literature ?
When the general is weak and without authority; when his orders are not clear and distinct; when there are no fixes duties assigned to officers and men, and the ranks are formed in a slovenly haphazard manner, the result is utter disorganization.
All the old methods that had been unfailingly crowned with success: the concentration of batteries on one point, an attack by reserves to break the enemy's line, and a cavalry attack by "the men of iron," all these methods had already been employed, yet not only was there no victory, but from all sides came the same news of generals killed and wounded, of reinforcements needed, of the impossibility of driving back the Russians, and of disorganization among his own troops.
Even Miss Garth felt the all-pervading influence of the household disorganization, and sat alone by the morning-room fire, with her head shaking ominously, and her work laid aside.
Small streams of water, flowing underground, complete the disorganization of the vegetable matter, and consolidate the whole.
Kathryn Porter (member of the National Association of Professional Organizers) presents Too Much Stuff is a "faithbased message on keeping a clean house", as told from the personal experience of a mother who learned to preserve hygiene and order for the sake of health, well-being, and as a means to increase her connection to God rather than to distracting material items and disorganization. Chapters include questions and guidelines for assessing the extent of one's clutter, prayer points to help focus on God while de-cluttering, and practical advice for ending the clutter cycle--not only cleaning up, but taking measures to prevent clutter accumulation.
Early chapters consider public housing projects as social neighborhoods, drawing on Shaw and McKay's social disorganization theory, and lay the groundwork for the development of an informal social control theory of public housing crime diffusion.
Then came the sweltering heat, reports of a looming financial boondoggle, some competitions held in sparsely attended venues, and evidence of scattered disorganization and discontent.
The most characteristic features of EBN-associated virus infection were the accumulation of stacked intracellular membranes and a general disorganization of the cytoplasmic membranous system (Figure, D).
The failure is a function of disorganization, management ego, too much bureaucracy, and weak subordinates.
Unfortunately, while fire safety is no laughing matter, the length, breadth and disorganization of the material is garnering snickers from the real estate industry.
For some, the prognosis is a life of chaos and disorganization combined with depression, anxiety, anti-social conduct, or other mental disorders.
This one suffers terminally from disorganization, repetitiveness, dense, jargony prose, syntactical sloppiness, excessive and misplaced commas, dozens of proofreading errors, scores of unanchored demonstrative pronouns, and a similar number of one-sentence paragraphs.