Definition of disjointed
1a : being thrown out of orderly function a disjointed societyb : lacking coherence or orderly sequence an incomplete and disjointed history
2 : separated at or as if at the joint
Examples of disjointed in a Sentence
a disjointed harangue about a hodgepodge of things that are supposedly wrong with our society
Recent Examples of disjointed from the Web
Programs to identify and help the victims are often disjointed, involving the police, prosecutors, courts, counselors and social welfare organizations.
Bill's narration gives the movie a certain literary quality, while framing the disjointed episodes that are depicted.
And thus continued the Indians' fickle, disjointed season of mostly uninspiring play.
But unlike their synchronization during sleep, these oscillations were brief and disjointed.
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First Known Use of disjointed
DISJOINTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disjointed for English Language Learners
: lacking order and organization
DISJOINTED Defined for Kids
Definition of disjointed for Students
: not clear and orderly a disjointed story
disjointedlyadverb spoke disjointedly
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