Definition of dishevelment:
Synonyms for dishevelment:
disorganization, shambles, disarrangement, heck, havoc, muddle, disorderliness, disarray, misorder, chance-medley, mess, hell, mare's nest, confusion, welter, snake pit, messiness, tumble, jumble, disorderedness, disorder, muss, free-for-all.
Only, whether because my trespassing worried me or because I felt my own dishevelment more acutely, the lack of sleep and the strain upon me increased as I pursued those last hundred yards, until I came out suddenly from behind a screen of rosebushes upon a large lawn, and at the end of it there was a French country house with a moat round it, such as they often have, and a stone bridge over the moat.- "On Something", H. Belloc.
One day James, ordinarily phlegmatic and self- controlled, ran through the house in a great state of dishevelment and distress in search of his mother, holding aloft a bloody finger and weeping hot tears of woe.- "The Whirligig of Time", Wayland Wells Williams.
Her hands were shoved deep in her jacket pockets as she swaggered toward him, straight strands of hair hung in dishevelment about her colorless, immobile face, while her muddy hazel eyes became alternately shifting or bold as she noted the intentness of his gaze.- "The Lady Doc", Caroline Lockhart.