English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'disarray'

(noun) 
Definition
confusion and lack of discipline
The feud has plunged the country into political disarray.
Synonyms
confusion
The rebel leader seems to have escaped in the confusion.
, ,
disorder
The emergency room was in disorder.
,
indiscipline
, , ,
disorganization
The army is suffering from low morale and disorganization.
,
unruliness
, ,
disorderliness
Opposites
, , , , , , ,
regularity
,
orderliness
(noun) 
Definition
extreme untidiness
He found the room in disarray.
Synonyms
untidiness
, ,
mess
Linda can't stand mess.
,
chaos
The country appears to be sliding towards chaos.
,
tangle
I was thinking what a tangle we had got ourselves into.
,
mix-up
a mix-up over travel arrangements
,
muddle
My thoughts are all in a muddle.
,
clutter
She preferred her work area to be free of clutter.
,
shambles
The economy is a shambles.
,
jumble
a meaningless jumble of words
,
hotchpotch
,
hodgepodge
,
dishevelment
,
pig's breakfast (informal)
Opposites
tidiness
, , , , ,
orderliness

Additional synonyms

in the sense of chaos
Definition
complete disorder or confusion
The country appears to be sliding towards chaos.
in the sense of clutter
Definition
a state of untidiness
She preferred her work area to be free of clutter.
Synonyms
untidiness,
hotchpotch
in the sense of disorder
Definition
a state of untidiness and disorganization
The emergency room was in disorder.
Synonyms
untidiness,
havoc (informal),
hotchpotch,
hodgepodge,
pig's breakfast (informal),
disorderliness

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