noun. the trait of being untidy and messy.
- functional disorder
- organic disorder
noun. a state of confusion and disorderliness.
Example sentences of the word messiness
1. Noun, singular or mass
Chances are, your roommates are not going to want to deal with the messiness of a broken lease and finding a new roommate, so they may be willing to meet you halfway.
No need to blend the shadow -- punks embraced messiness -- instead, finish the eye with a generous helping of mascara.