disjointed

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adjective dis·joint·ed \-ˈjȯin-təd\

Definition of disjointed

  1. 1a :  being thrown out of orderly function a disjointed societyb :  lacking coherence or orderly sequence an incomplete and disjointed history

  2. 2 :  separated at or as if at the joint

disjointedly

adverb

disjointedness

noun

Examples of disjointed in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of disjointed

circa 1586


DISJOINTED Defined for English Language Learners

disjointed

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adjective

Definition of disjointed for English Language Learners

  • : lacking order and organization


DISJOINTED Defined for Kids

disjointed

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adjective dis·joint·ed \dis-ˈjȯin-təd\

Definition of disjointed for Students

  1. :  not clear and orderly a disjointed story

disjointedly

adverb spoke disjointedly


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