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Disorderly


DISORDERLY, adjective Confused; immethodical; irregular; being without proper order or disposition; as, the books and papers are in a disorderly state.

2. Tumultuous; irregular; as the disorderly motions of the spirits.

3. Lawless; contrary to law; violating or disposed to violate law and good order; as disorderly people; disorderly assemblies.

4. Inclined to break loose from restraint; unruly; as disorderly cattle.

DISORDERLY, adverb

1. Without order, rule or method; irregularly; confusedly; in a disorderly manner.

Savages fighting disorderly with stones.

2. In a manner violating law and good order; in a manner contrary to rules or established institutions.

Withdraw from every brother that walketh disorderly 2 Thessalonians 3:6.