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1‘a disorganized tool box’
disorderly, disordered, unorganized, mixed up, jumbled, muddled, untidy, messy, cluttered, chaotic, confused, topsy-turvy, haphazard, random
in disorder, in disarray, out of order, in a mess, in a muddle, in a shambles
informal all over the place, like a bomb's hit it, higgledy-piggledy
British informal shambolic, all over the shop
North American informal all over the map, all over the lot
2‘my boss decided that I was unproductive and disorganized’
unmethodical, unsystematic, undisciplined, unorganized, badly organized, unprepared, inefficient, ineffective, ineffectual, incapable
erratic, haphazard, indiscriminate, remiss, careless, slapdash, slipshod, slovenly, lax
informal sloppy, hit-or-miss
British informal dappy
British vulgar slang couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery
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