deranging (part of speech: verb)
displacing, convulsing, disheveling, discomposing, tampering, muddling, scattering, deranging, jumbling, disturbing, meddling, swirling, whisking, tossing, ruffling, disordering, mislaying, confusing, troubling, roiling, fermenting, roughening, churning, rummaging, mixing up, messing, dislocating, botching, capsizing, misplacing, confounding, agitating, tumbling, cluttering, upsetting, scrambling, rumpling, rippling, hashing, perturbing, whipping, disorganizing, tousling, blurring, mussing
- So, likewise, spirals may be heated upon cylindrical pieces of iron or tubes to prevent their own weight from bending or disarranging the coils. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
- This record is the journal of a summer of my life, in which I have changed nothing, not even the dates, thinking that in our efforts to arrange matters we succeed often only in disarranging them. - "Madame Chrysantheme Complete", Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009.
- And Aunt Dahlia, I have no doubt, would have done it, too, but for the risk of disarranging the carefully fixed coiffure. - "Right Ho, Jeeves", P. G. Wodehouse.