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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior;
- Example: "a confusion of impressions"
[syn: confusion, mental confusion, confusedness, muddiness, disarray]

2. untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance);
[syn: disarray, disorderliness]

VERB (1)

1. bring disorder to;
[syn: disorder, disarray]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Disarray \Dis`ar*ray"\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]sarroi.] 1. Want of array or regular order; disorder; confusion. [1913 Webster] Disrank the troops, set all in disarray. --Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. Confused attire; undress. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] Who with fiery steeds Oft disarrayed the foes in battle ranged. --Fenton. [1913 Webster] 2. To take off the dress of; to unrobe. [1913 Webster] So, as she bade, the witch they disarrayed. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

69 Moby Thesaurus words for "disarray": ataxia, chaos, clutter, derange, derangement, disarrange, disarrangement, disarticulation, discomfiture, discompose, discomposure, disconcertedness, disharmony, dishevel, dishevelment, disintegration, disjunction, dislocate, dismantle, disorder, disorderliness, disorganization, disorganize, disproportion, disrobe, disruption, disturb, disturbance, do a strip-tease, entropy, haphazardness, huddle, incoherence, indiscriminateness, inharmonious harmony, irregularity, jumble, litter, mess, mess up, misarrange, most admired disorder, muddle, muss, muss up, nonsymmetry, nonuniformity, perturbation, promiscuity, promiscuousness, randomness, ruffle, rummage, rumple, scatter, snarl, strip, topsy-turviness, tousle, turbulence, unarray, uncase, unclothe, undrape, undress, unsettle, unsymmetry, ununiformity, upset