Definition for DIS-OR'GAN-IZE

DIS-OR'GAN-IZE, v.t. [dis and organize. See Organ.]

To break or destroy organic structure or connected system; to dissolve regular system or union of parts; as, to disorganize a government or society; to disorganize an army. Every account of the settlement of Plymouth mentions the conduct of Lyford, who attempted to disorganize the church. – Eliot's Biog. Dict.

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