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dis·con·nect·ed

 (dĭs′kə-nĕk′tĭd)
adj.
1. Not connected; separate or detached.
2. Marked by unrelated parts; incoherent: described the accident in a disconnected way.

dis′con·nect′ed·ly adv.
dis′con·nect′ed·ness n.

disconnected

(ˌdɪskəˈnɛktɪd)
adj
1. not rationally connected; confused or incoherent
2. not connected or joined
ˌdisconˈnectedly adv
ˌdisconˈnectedness n

dis•con•nect•ed

(ˌdɪs kəˈnɛk tɪd)

adj.
1. disjointed; broken.
2. not coherent; seemingly irrational.
[1775–85]
dis`con•nect′ed•ly, adv.
dis`con•nect′ed•ness,

n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disconnected - (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply; "staccato applause"; "a staccato command"; "staccato notes"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
2.disconnected - having been divided; having the unity destroyed; "Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell; "a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White; "a fragmented coalition"; "a split group"
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
3.disconnected - marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitionsdisconnected - marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions; "abrupt prose"
disconnected, staccato - (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply; "staccato applause"; "a staccato command"; "staccato notes"
4.disconnected - not plugged in or connected to a power source; "the iron is disconnected"
off - not in operation or operational; "the oven is off"; "the lights are off"
5.disconnected - lacking orderly continuitydisconnected - lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
incoherent - without logical or meaningful connection; "a turgid incoherent presentation"

disconnected

adjective
1. unrelated, different, dissimilar, not related, unconnected, not kin, not kindred a sequence of utterly disconnected events
Translations

disconnected

[ˌdɪskəˈnektɪd] ADJ (fig) → inconexo

disconnected

[ˌdɪskəˈnɛktɪd] adj [speech] → décousu(e); [thoughts] → peu cohérent(e)

disconnected

adj
(Tech, Comput) → getrennt

disconnected

[ˌdɪskəˈnɛktɪd] adj (speech, thoughts, facts) → sconnesso/a

disconnected

a. desconectado-a, separado-a, sin conexión, desunido-a.
References in classic literature ?
To me this vast ivory-ribbed chest, with the long, unrelieved spine, extending far away from it in a straight line, not a little resembled the hull of a great ship new-laid upon the stocks, when only some twenty of her naked bow-ribs are inserted, and the keel is otherwise, for the time, but a long, disconnected timber.
They were pretty enough, but they made me feel like two people, and disconnected at that.
His changes of mood did not offend me, because I saw that I had nothing to do with their alternation; the ebb and flow depended on causes quite disconnected with me.
The conversation, beginning with a few disconnected phrases, soon gave place to loud and steady snores.
I also had a disconnected impression of a dark face, with extraordinary eyes, close to mine; but that I thought was a nightmare, until I met it again.
There he sees the cable ranged, the windlass disconnected, the compressors opened; and there, after giving his own last order, "Stand clear of the cable
I did not think of asking him for details, and he told me the story roughly in brusque, disconnected sentences.
I wandered in it, pitching the tabernacle of my thoughts on the lining of the square family-pew, the fidgets of my small brothers, and the horror of knowing that, on the Monday, I should have to write out, from memory, jottings of the rambling disconnected extempore sermon, which might have had any text but its own, and to stand or fall by the result.
In pompous language, however, which jumbled one sentence into another, and at length grew disconnected, he gave me to understand that I was to lead the children altogether away from the Casino, and out into the park.
At one part of the river, they passed, on the northern side, an isolated rock, about one hundred and fifty feet high, rising from a low marshy soil, and totally disconnected with the adjacent mountains.
It was unknown, inconceivable, awful, disconnected from any possibility
You will find it rather disconnected, I fear, and there may prove to be little relation between the different incidents of which I speak.