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disorganization

[dis-awr-guh-nuh-zey-shuh n] /dɪsˌɔr gə nəˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
a breaking up of order or system; disunion or disruption of constituent parts.
2.
the absence of organization or orderly arrangement; disarrangement; disorder.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < French désorganisation, equivalent to désorganis(er) to disorganize + -ation -ation
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  • The disorganization of these tribal societies, and their hostile nature does not make this look promising.
  • Many instructors have reviews that note disorganization, rudeness, or irrelevance.
  • The messy desk is not necessarily a sign of disorganization.
  • Symptoms include service glitches and disorganization.
  • Tales were rampant in the weeks leading up to the festival of disorganization, programs planned, canceled and resurrected.
  • But with so many jumping in, there is duplication and disorganization.
disorganization in Medicine

disorganization dis·or·gan·i·za·tion (dĭs-ôr'gə-nĭ-zā'shən)
n.
The destruction an organ or tissue causing loss of function.

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