Definition of Deranging:
The previously existing body of public employees had merely been utilized as furnishing a convenient nucleus of consumers to start with, which might be supplied without deranging meantime any more than necessary the outside wage or commodity markets.- "Equality", Edward Bellamy.
In many respects the National Banking Law furnishes sufficient liberty for the proper exercise of the banking function; but there seems to be need of better safeguards against the deranging influence of commercial crises and financial panics.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
After careful examination and much questioning, " Dr" Jackman pronounced the little old lady to be entirely free from injury of any kind, save the smashing of a comb in her back- hair, and gave it as his opinion that she was as sound in wind and limb as before the accident, though there had unquestionably been a considerable shock to the feelings, which, however, seemed to have had the effect of improving rather than deranging her intellectual powers.- "The Eagle Cliff", R.M. Ballantyne.