Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 1/4/14 Disheveled

Disheveled (adjective)
di·shev·eled [dih-shev-uhld]
Also, especially British, di·shev·elled.

adjective
1. hanging loosely or in disorder; unkempt: disheveled hair.
2. untidy; disarranged: a disheveled appearance.

Synonyms
2. rumpled, messy, slovenly, sloppy.

Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English discheveled < Old French deschevele, past participle of descheveler to dishevel the hair, equivalent to des- dis- + -cheveler, derivative of chevel a hair < Latin capillus

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