uncoordinated

adjective un·co·or·di·nat·ed \ ˌən-kō-ˈȯr-də-ˌnā-təd \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of uncoordinated

: lacking coordination : not coordinated: such as
a : not able to move different parts of the body together well or easily
  • … I'm every bit as clumsy and uncoordinated on a virtual skateboard as I would be on a real one.
  • —Peter Cohen
b : not characterized by smoothness or regularity
  • … the uncoordinated twitching of a heart no longer able to beat.
  • —Jerry Adler
  • jerky uncoordinated movements
c : not well organized
  • uncoordinated attacks by rebel armies

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First Known Use of uncoordinated

1892

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uncoordinated

adjective un·co·or·di·nat·ed \ -kō-ˈȯrd-ᵊn-ˌāt-əd \

medical Definition of uncoordinated

: not coordinated : lacking proper or effective coordination
  • uncoordinated muscles

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