Disarray and Order


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Disarray noun – A state in which everything is out of order.
Usage example: the boys' bedroom was in its usual disarray

Order is an antonym for disarray in topics: confusion, untidiness, disorder.
Nearby Word: disarrayed
Antonyms for Disarray


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Order verb – To put into a particular arrangement.
Usage example: he likes to order his life so that there are few surprises

Disarray is an antonym for order in organization topic.
Nearby Words: ordered, orderly, ordering, orderliness
Antonyms for Order
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How words are described

complete complete disarray complete order
true true disarray true order
general general disarray general order

Common collocations

ships disarray ships order ships

Both words in one sentence

  • Half-undone clothes in disarray is all the explanation we (or other characters) need in order to know what's going on.
    Source: Sex Dressed
  • Although the anti-Gaddafi forces had won, and Muammar Gaddafi was dead, the country is left in disarray with the new government now trying to restore proper order while fighting rival militias.
  • Field Promotion/You Are in Command Now: This is played remarkably frequently on the Soviet side, as NATO doctrine is to target the officers and commanders first, in order to throw the men into disarray.
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Order and Disarray. (2016). Retrieved 2021, October 26, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/disarray/order
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