Spiritual dishevel because of the workings of the agony of death

Tan Elaine

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The following sentence is from a Buddhist magazine.

There are three causes of chaos of mind at the moment of death:
1. Spiritual dishevel because of the workings of the agony of death;
2. Spiritual dishevel because of demons;
3. Spiritual dishevel because of emotional attachment.

'dishevel' is a verb. Therefore, I think it should be 'dishevelment' instead.


Thanks.
 
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teechar

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Yes, you need the noun. Consider also using "decline."
 

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I agree. I've never heard dishevel used as a noun.
 
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