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 Meanings and Examples of DISARRAY
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disarray
 v.  throw into disorder; break the array of.
Classic Sentence:
1  By the Indian's side, and evidently sustaining a companionship with him, stood a white man, clad in a strange disarray of civilized and savage costume.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
2  He had come on her that morning in a moment of disarray; her face had been pale and altered, and the diminution of her beauty had lent her a poignant charm.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
3  For a few seconds she lay in her helpless attitude and disarray.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
4  On the chairs in disarray, among those fading flowers, beneath those extinct lights, people have thought of joy.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
Example Sentence:
1  This left the Liberal Party in total disarray.
2  Ever since the oil crisis, the industry has been in disarray.
3  The nation is in disarray following rioting led by the military.
4  His personal life fell into disarray when his wife left him.
5  Then the NASDAQ crash of 2000 left the US equity markets in disarray for more than a year.