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disorderly

adjective uk   /dɪˈsɔː.dəl.i/  us   /-ˈsɔːr.dɚ.li/

disorderly adjective (CONFUSED)

untidy and badly organized: It's a disorderly sort of a house with books and papers lying around everywhere.

disorderly adjective (ANGRY)

angry and violent: The police feared that the crowd were becoming disorderly and so they moved in with horses.
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