adjective dis·joint·ed \-ˈjin-təd\

: lacking order and organization

Full Definition of DISJOINTED

a :  being thrown out of orderly function <a disjointed society>
b :  lacking coherence or orderly sequence <an incomplete and disjointed history>
:  separated at or as if at the joint
dis·joint·ed·ly adverb
dis·joint·ed·ness noun

Examples of DISJOINTED

  1. <a disjointed harangue about a hodgepodge of things that are supposedly wrong with our society>

First Known Use of DISJOINTED

circa 1586

Rhymes with DISJOINTED


Next Word in the Dictionary: disjointlyPrevious Word in the Dictionary: disjoint (verb)All Words Near: disjointed
April 02, 2015
capricious Hear it
impulsive or unpredictable
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears