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Pronunciation:  di'reynjmunt

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  1. [n]  the act of disturbing the mind or body; "his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"; "she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living"
  2. [n]  a state of mental disturbance and disorientation

DERANGEMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: mental unsoundness, overthrow, unbalance, upset
 See Also: disturbance, insanity



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*range"ment\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]rangement.]
The act of deranging or putting out of order, or the state of
being deranged; disarrangement; disorder; confusion;
especially, mental disorder; insanity.

Syn: Disorder; confusion; embarrassment; irregularity;
     disturbance; insanity; lunacy; madness; delirium; mania.
     See {Insanity}.

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