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
After six innings of relative ease and pitching rhythm, Paxton suddenly became disjointed in the seventh, losing his release point on pitches.
The hotel-meets-transportation-system is designed to cut the stress and anxiety out of tickets, hotel purchases and scheduling by combining the many disjointed components of travel (flights, hotels, reservations) into one.
The first Star Wars Battlefront disappointed many thanks to its disjointed design, DLC that almost felt like extortion, and a complete lack of a single-player mode.
Cleveland, an at-times disjointed group with myriad defensive issues during the regular season, finished outside the top 20.
Here the issue wasn’t too little information, but too much—in only eight minutes or so the trailer jumps between half a dozen different parts of the story, and the result is a bit disjointed.
Sporting KC (7-4-5), which has utterly dominated at home this season and still holds a 6-0-2 record here, was uncharacteristically disjointed throughout the half.
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.
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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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