disorderliness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n disorderliness untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance)
    • n disorderliness rowdy behavior
    • n disorderliness a condition in which things are not in their expected places "the files are in complete disorder"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Disorderliness The state of being disorderly.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n disorderliness The state of being disorderly.
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Usage

In literature:

Her orderliness made him impatient, and his disorderliness drove her wild.
"Dear Enemy" by Jean Webster
He was savagely aware of a great mental disorderliness.
"Fire-Tongue" by Sax Rohmer
There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method.
"Moby Dick; or The Whale" by Herman Melville
Will you pardon this strange scribbled letter, and the disorderliness on't?
"The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54"
Such lack of system, such disorderliness I never did see!
"The Children's Six Minutes" by Bruce S. Wright
Nor do we want to run the risks of indiscipline and disorderliness resulting from such individual action.
"The War and Unity" by Various
The large "studio" room of the apartment had an unfamiliar air of disorderliness about it.
"One Woman's Life" by Robert Herrick
In defiance of the famous Teuton discipline, a certain disorderliness ran through the management of Villa Elsa.
"Villa Elsa" by Stuart Henry
Even if you would content yourself with your own disorderliness!
"The Governess" by Julie M. Lippmann
Yet who does not know that the inherent instinct for political order may be accompanied by mental disorderliness?
"The American Mind" by Bliss Perry
He not unnaturally commented on the disorderliness of Pitt's speech to order.
"Lord Chatham" by Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
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In science:

The second property is chaoticity or disorderliness of the sequence. A sequence is less chaotic (less complex) if it has a short description, i.e., if the minimal length of a program that generates the sequence is short.
Random scattering of bits by prediction
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