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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. in disarray; extremely disorderly;
- Example: "her clothing was disheveled"
- Example: "powder-smeared and frowzled"
- Example: "a rumpled unmade bed"
- Example: "a bed with tousled sheets"
- Example: "his brown hair was tousled, thick, and curly"- Al Spiers
[syn: disheveled, dishevelled, frowzled, rumpled, tousled]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dishevel \Di*shev"el\ (d[i^]*sh[e^]v"'l or -[e^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disheveledor Dishevelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Disheveling or Dishevelling.] [OF. descheveler, F. d['e]cheveler, LL. discapillare; dis- + L. capillus the hair of the head. See Capillary.] 1. To suffer (the hair) to hang loosely or disorderly; to spread or throw (the hair) in disorder; -- used chiefly in the passive participle. [1913 Webster] With garments rent and hair disheveled, Wringing her hands and making piteous moan. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To spread loosely or disorderly. [1913 Webster] Like the fair flower disheveled in the wind. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

disheveled \di*shev"eled\, dishevelled \di*shev"elled\, a. 1. Hanging in loose disorder; disarranged; in disarray; not made neat; -- used especially of hair or clothing; as, disheveled hair. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the hair in loose disorder. [1913 Webster] The dancing maidens are disheveled M[ae]nads. --J. A. Symonds. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

disheveled adj 1: in disarray; extremely disorderly; "her clothing was disheveled"; "powder-smeared and frowzled"; "a rumpled unmade bed"; "a bed with tousled sheets"; "his brown hair was tousled, thick, and curly"- Al Spiers [syn: disheveled, dishevelled, frowzled, rumpled, tousled]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "disheveled": matted, messed up, messy, mussed up, raunchy, ruffled, rumpled, shaggy, slipshod, sloppy, snaggy, snarled, tousled, tously, tumbled, uncombed, unfastidious, unkempt, untidy