Disorder is one of many words that can be interpreted in a wide variety of ways. Among its main meanings, it is found that it is the incorrect way, according to a series of imposed norms or the criteria of a supervisor or regulator, of arranging objects or people in a certain space; this, in the same way, can be applied to the succession of events that do not present any succession in time. Disorder can also be defined as the state of confusion or alteration of something, referring, especially, to public or social order. In a general view, alteration in the functioning of a system or, well, irregularities or lack of order in the customs of a group.

Clutter is the perception of disorganization in certain places. Being aware of it may depend, to a large extent, on what the observer considers to be a state of disorder. However, in general, when observing patterns of organization (or the lack thereof) established irregularly, the idea of ​​chaos enters human thoughts. These can cause anxiety, annoyance or discomfort, in the person who is in the place. It should be noted that the word disorder is in contrast to order, the one that refers to the proper distribution of goods in a given area.

In its meaning as the alteration of the normal functioning of a system, the disorder is related to terms such as riots, or revolts, those armed conflicts, generally taking place on public roads, in which civilians and uniformed personnel face each other, some trying to protest against of certain measures and the latter, in an attempt to protect other citizens, reprimand them.