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disheveled
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
messy (untidy or disordered) — especially of a person's clothes and hair
  • He had dark eyes, disheveled hair, and his clothes were expensive, but worn as if he did not care or notice what he wore.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (72% in)
  • He saw a head bent over sheets of paper, the light of the desk lamp glistening on strands of disheveled hair, a white shirt clinging to her shoulders, its loose folds suggesting the thinness of her body.
    1.3 Part 1 Chapter 3 — The Top and the Bottom (66% in)
  • A disheveled woman rushed up to Dagny, waving two tickets and screaming something about the wrong date.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (69% in)
  • She wore a wrinkled cotton dress, and her hair was disheveled by hours of driving.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (77% in)
  • It took her a moment to realize that the eager, breathless, disheveled young man was Quentin Daniels.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (24% in)
  • She wore slacks, rolled above the knees of her bare legs, she had dark, disheveled hair and large eyes.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (34% in)
  • She saw a young girl wearing a suit too smart and expensive for the neighborhood, with no hat, no purse, with a broken heel, disheveled hair and a bruise at the corner of her mouth, a girl staggering blindly, not knowing sidewalks from pavements.
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (99% in)
  • The man standing on the threshold, with disheveled hair, a soot-streaked face and furnace-smudged arms, dressed in scorched overalls and bloodstained shirt, standing as if he wore a cape waving behind him in the wind, was Francisco d'Anconia.
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (97% in)

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