fragmentary

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adjective frag·men·tary \ˈfrag-mən-ˌter-ē\

Definition of fragmentary

  1. :  consisting of fragments :  incomplete <fragmentary evidence> <a fragmentary account>

fragmentarily

play \ˌfrag-mən-ˈter-ə-lē\ adverb

fragmentariness

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Examples of fragmentary in a sentence

  1. discovering fragmentary remains of primitive animals

  2. <the historical record of this pharaoh's life and reign is fragmentary at best>

1611

First Known Use of fragmentary

1611


FRAGMENTARY Defined for English Language Learners

fragmentary

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adjective frag·men·tary \ˈfrag-mən-ˌter-ē\

Definition of fragmentary for English Language Learners

  • : made up of parts or pieces : made up of fragments



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