dis array

disarray

[dis-uh-rey]
verb (used with object)
1.
to put out of array or order; throw into disorder.
2.
to undress.
noun
3.
disorder; confusion: The army retreated in disarray.
4.
disorder of apparel.

Origin:
1350–1400; (noun) late Middle English; Middle English disrai, d(e)rai < Anglo-French dissairay, Old French desaroi; (v.) Middle English disarayen < Anglo-French desaraier, Old French desareer; see dis-1, array

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disarray (ˌdɪsəˈreɪ)
 
n
1.  confusion, dismay, and lack of discipline
2.  (esp of clothing) disorderliness; untidiness
 
vb
3.  to throw into confusion
4.  archaic to undress

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disarray
late 14c., from dis- "lack of" (see dis-) + array.
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