derangement

  1. a state of mental disturbance and disorientation
  2. the act of disturbing the mind or body

Derangement

In combinatorial mathematics, a derangement is a permutation of the elements of a set such that none of the elements appear in their original position. The number of derangements of a set of size n, usually written Dn, dn, or !n, is called the `derangement number` or `de Montmort number`. (These numbers are generalized to rencontres numbers.) ...
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derangement

(de-rānj´mәnt) older term for a mental disorder. disarrangement of a part or organ.
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derangement

(from the article `combinatorics`) For a case in which there are objects and properties 1, 2, , the number (1, 2), for example, will be the number of objects that possess the ...
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derangement

[n] - a state of mental disturbance and disorientation
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Derangement

• (n.) The act of deranging or putting out of order, or the state of being deranged; disarrangement; disorder; confusion; especially, mental disorder; insanity.
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derangement

noun 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`
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derangement

mental unsoundness noun a state of mental disturbance and disorientation
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Derangement

De·range'ment noun [ Confer French dérangement .] 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; lunac...
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derangement

1. A disturbance of the regular order or arrangement. ... 2. Rarely used term for a mental disturbance or disorder. ... Origin: Fr. ... Hey's internal derangement, dislocation of the semilunar cartilages of the knee joint. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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derangement

Type: Term Pronunciation: dĕ-rānj′ment Definitions: 1. A disturbance of the regular order or arrangement. 2. Rarely used term for a mental disturbance or disorder.
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