Meaning of “disorder” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “disorder” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disordernoun

us /dɪsˈɔr·dər/

disorder noun (CONFUSION)

[ U ] a state in which objects or conditions are in no particular order; lack of system or planned organization:

The room was in such disorder that she couldn’t find anything.

disorder noun (ILLNESS)

[ C/U ] an illness of the mind or body:

[ C ] a mental/physical disorder
[ C ] She suffers from an eating disorder.

disorder noun (SITUATION)

[ U ] a situation in which some people behave in a way that threatens the safety of other people or the peace of a neighborhood:

public disorder

(Definition of “disorder” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)