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disheveled
used in War and Peace

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Definition
messy (untidy or disordered) — especially of a person's clothes and hair
  • Rostov, rubbing his eyes that seemed glued together, raised his disheveled head from the hot pillow.
    Book Four — 1806 (6% in)
  • She sat in an armchair in her dressing jacket and nightcap and Katie, sleepy and disheveled, beat and turned the heavy feather bed for the third time, muttering to herself.
    Book Three — 1805 (29% in)
  • ...unbuttoned uniform of his regiment, when he recognized red-haired Dementyev and saw the picket ropes of the roan horses, when Lavrushka gleefully shouted to his master, "The count has come!" and Denisov, who had been asleep on his bed, ran all disheveled out of the mud hut to embrace him, and the officers collected round to greet the new arrival, Rostov experienced the same feeling as when his mother, his father, and his sister had embraced him, and tears of joy choked him so that he...
    Book Five — 1806-07 (68% in)
  • On its long back sat Daniel, hunched forward, capless, his disheveled gray hair hanging over his flushed, perspiring face.
    Book Seven — 1810-11 (24% in)
  • They had hardly begun to play before the doctor's disheveled head suddenly appeared from behind Mary Hendrikhovna.
    Book Nine — 1812 (58% in)
  • In front, at a weary gallop and using his leather whip, rode an officer, disheveled and drenched, whose trousers had worked up to above his knees.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (19% in)
  • She valued the company of those to whom she could come striding disheveled from the nursery in her dressing gown, and with joyful face show a yellow instead of a green stain on baby's napkin, and from whom she could hear reassuring words to the effect that baby was much better.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (57% in)

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