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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISARRAY, v.t. [dis and array.]
1. To undress; to divest of clothes.
2. To throw into disorder; to rout, as troops.
DISARRAY, n.
1. Disorder; confusion; loss or want of array or regular order.
2. Undress.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions" [syn: confusion, mental confusion, confusedness, muddiness, disarray]
2: untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance) [syn: disarray, disorderliness] v
1: bring disorder to [syn: disorder, disarray] [ant: order]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Date: 15th century 1. a lack of order or sequence ; confusion, disorder <the room was in disarray> 2. disorderly dress ; dishabille II. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English disarayen, from Anglo-French desaraier, from des- dis- + arraier to array Date: 14th century 1. to throw into disorder 2. undress

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. --n. (often prec. by in, into) disorder, confusion (esp. among people). --v.tr. throw into disorder.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Disarray Dis`ar*ray", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disarrayed; p. pr. & vb. n. Disarraying.] [Pref. dis- + array, v.: cf. OF. desarroyer, desarreier.] 1. To throw into disorder; to break the array of. Who with fiery steeds Oft disarrayed the foes in battle ranged. --Fenton. 2. To take off the dress of; to unrobe. So, as she bade, the witch they disarrayed. --Spenser.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Disarray Dis`ar*ray", n. [Cf. F. d['e]sarroi.] 1. Want of array or regular order; disorder; confusion. Disrank the troops, set all in disarray. --Daniel. 2. Confused attire; undress. --Spenser.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If people or things are in disarray, they are disorganized and confused. The nation is in disarray following rioting led by the military... = disorder N-UNCOUNT: oft in N 2. If things or places are in disarray, they are in a very untidy state. She was left lying on her side and her clothes were in disarray... N-UNCOUNT: oft in N

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Confusion, disorder.

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