state of disorder

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His attire was not, as he had himself hinted, remarkable for the nicest arrangement, but was in a state of disorder which strongly induced the idea that he had gone to bed in it.
They found their quarters in a bad state of disorder.
And therefore when Hellenes fight with barbarians and barbarians with Hellenes, they will be described by us as being at war when they fight, and by nature enemies, and this kind of antagonism should be called war; but when Hellenes fight with one another we shall say that Hellas is then in a state of disorder and discord, they being by nature friends and such enmity is to be called discord.
Humans are easily bewildered by things that are in a state of disorder or chaos.
However, after that, some have tried, using online media, web sites and social networks, to expand these demonstrations to other cities and turn them into a state of disorder, destruction of public property and an attack on the police.
Such was the state of disorder that the deputy speaker bereft of powers to call in riot police adjourned the session.
He emphasized peace across the globe as the world was in the state of disorder, uncertainty and threatened by instability.
By contrast, in a scenario where South Korea is unprepared for reunification and the North quickly dissolves in a state of disorder, the risk premium on the Korean Peninsula would jump sharply, and reforms would be delayed.
If everyone rejects hierarchy and fails to recognise authority or other controlling systems, your company may descend into a state of disorder.
But when he was asked to explain why he thought a state of disorder could soon break out, he replied: "I think in certain circumstances - and I'm not saying specifically just in football - whether it be in highbusiness in terms of leadership, the players are waiting to see what's going to happen here.
For the unenlightened (just as I was a couple of minutes ago) entropy is the state of disorder of a system.
Hords of out-of-control "Presidential Advisors", linked to unscrupulous importers and businessmen who benefit handsomely from the state of disorder.