Synonyms for derangement

Grammar : Noun
Spell : dih-reynj-muh nt
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈreɪndʒ mənt

Définition of derangement

Origin :
  • 1737, "disturbance of regular order," from French dérangement (17c.), from déranger (see derange). Of mental order, from 1800.
  • noun confusion
  • noun insanity
Example sentences :
  • And viciousness or crime are the result of a derangement in the primary system.
  • Extract from : « Fantasia of the Unconscious » by D. H. Lawrence
  • The derangement of my system arises entirely from this business of Octave's.
  • Extract from : « Caught In The Net » by Emile Gaboriau
  • I found indeed a derangement of currency and a stagnation of business.
  • Extract from : « Thoughts on Missions » by Sheldon Dibble
  • Monomania is a derangement of mind in regard to a single subject only.
  • Extract from : « Orthography » by Elmer W. Cavins
  • It commonly lies in some derangement of the digestive organs.
  • Extract from : « Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners » by B.G. Jefferis
  • It was comparatively easy to do this, for the derangement was not at all violent in its form.
  • Extract from : « Margaret of Anjou » by Jacob Abbott.
  • In yours, I am pretty nearly sure that it arises from derangement of the stomach.
  • Extract from : « A World of Wonders » by Various
  • At all events, Mr. Lincoln's derangement was nearly, if not quite, complete.
  • Extract from : « The Life Of Abraham Lincoln » by Ward H. Lamon
  • But the moral system upon the earth is a chaos of derangement.
  • Extract from : « Philosophy of the Plan of Salvation » by An American Citizen
  • It is useful in cases of derangement of the digestive organs.
  • Extract from : « Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million » by Sarah Josepha Hale

Antonyms for derangement

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