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Disorder, subst. 1) want of order, confusion: John III, 4, 102. R2 IV, 142. H5 IV, 5, 17. H6B V, 2, 32. Troil. I, 3, 95. Cymb. V, 2, 15.
2) discomposure, derangement of the mental functions: “the marrow-eating sickness whose attaint d. breeds by heating of the blood,” Ven. 742. “you have displaced the mirth with most admired d.” Mcb. III, 4, 110.
3) offence, misconduct: “she's nothing allied to your --s,” Tw. II, 3, 105. “machination, hollowness, treachery, and all ruinous --s,” Lr. I, 2, 123. “his own --s deserved much less advancement,” II, 4, 202.
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