Recent Examples of fragmentation from the Web
The interference of regional and global powers, combined with the fragmentation of militias and guerrillas on the battlefield, have made the conflict appear all but unresolvable.
Any decline in NFL ratings is noteworthy given that the sport has been mostly immune to the audience fragmentation that has affected broadcast and cable television.
This fragmentation made a 9/11-scale attack less likely, but lesser-scale attacks more likely.
Without such a strong figurehead to unify them, so many small-scale initiatives could lead to fragmentation of the movement.
An exit vote would also most likely reinvigorate separatist movements in Scotland and elsewhere, threatening the European Union with fragmentation.
As writer Ben Sisario put it: The brief window of exclusivity for Tidal reflects the growing complexity and fragmentation of the digital music market.
Replicating industrialism's division of labor, universities introduced the fragmentation of the old curriculum of moral instruction into increasingly specialized and arcane disciplines.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'fragmentation'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of fragmentation
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up fragmentation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).