(in BRIT, also use disorganised)
1) ADJ-GRADED Something that is disorganized is in a confused state or is badly planned or managed.

A report by the state prosecutor described the police action as confused and disorganised...

He has helped to transform the party from a disorganised, demoralised rabble into a force which must again be taken seriously.

2) ADJ-GRADED Someone who is disorganized is very bad at organizing things in their life.

My boss is completely disorganised and leaves the most important items until very late.


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