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Definition of "disarray" []

  • A state of disorder; confusion. (noun)
  • Disorderly dress. (noun)
  • To throw into confusion; upset. (verb-transitive)
  • To undress. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disarray" in a sentence
  • "Divorce, troubled children, mother working, a house in disarray, is not successful home life."
  • "Their point guard situation is in disarray, which is certainly not what you want as you enter the NCAA tournament."
  • "The UN Copenhagen climate talks are in disarray today after developing countries reacted furiously to leaked documents that show world leaders will next week be asked to sign an agreement that hands more power to rich countries and sidelines the UN's role in all future climate change negotiations."