disjointed


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dis·joint·ed

 (dĭs-join′tĭd)
adj.
1. Separated at the joints.
2. Out of joint; dislocated.
3. Lacking order or coherence: disjointed sentences.

dis·joint′ed·ly adv.
dis·joint′ed·ness n.

disjointed

(dɪsˈdʒɔɪntɪd)
adj
1. having no coherence; disconnected
2. separated at the joint
3. dislocated
disˈjointedly adv
disˈjointedness n

dis•joint•ed

(dɪsˈdʒɔɪn tɪd)

adj.
1. having the joints or connections separated: a disjointed fowl.
2. disconnected; incoherent: a disjointed discourse.
[1580–90]
dis•joint′ed•ly, adv.
dis•joint′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disjointed - lacking orderly continuitydisjointed - 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"
2.disjointed - taken apart at the joints; "a disjointed fowl"
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
3.disjointed - separated at the joint; "a dislocated knee"; "a separated shoulder"
injured - harmed; "injured soldiers"; "injured feelings"

disjointed

adjective
2. disconnected, separated, divided, split, displaced, dislocated, disunited our increasingly fragmented and disjointed society
Translations

disjointed

[dɪsˈdʒɔɪntɪd] ADJ [words, sentences, arguments] → inconexo, deslavazado

disjointed

[dɪsˈdʒɔɪntɪd] adj [plot] → décousu(e), incohérent(e); [words, sentences] → incohérent(e)

disjointed

adj
(= incoherent) sentences, words, thoughtsunzusammenhängend, zusammenhanglos; film, programmeunzusammenhängend
(= disunited) societyzerrissen; teamuneinig; playunzusammenhängend

disjointed

[dɪsˈdʒɔɪntɪd] adjsconnesso/a, slegato/a

disjointed

a. desarticulado-a, descoyuntado-a, dislocado-a.
References in classic literature ?
As therefore, in the other imitative arts, the imitation is one when the object imitated is one, so the plot, being an imitation of an action, must imitate one action and that a whole, the structural union of the parts being such that, if any one of them is displaced or removed, the whole will be disjointed and disturbed.
The work I here present to the public is necessarily of a rambling and somewhat disjointed nature, comprising various expeditions and adventures by land and sea.
Apparently as time went on, the feeding of the Under-world, however it was effected, had become disjointed.
If Sid really managed to make anything out of Tom's disjointed mutterings, he kept it to him- self.
Just before dinner, Count Ilya Rostov presented his son to Bagration, who recognized him and said a few words to him, disjointed and awkward, as were all the words he spoke that day, and Count Ilya looked joyfully and proudly around while Bagration spoke to his son.
During the quadrille nothing of any significance was said: there was disjointed talk between them of the Korsunskys, husband and wife, whom he described very amusingly, as delightful children at forty, and of the future town theater; and only once the conversation touched her to the quick, when he asker her about Levin, whether he was here, and added that he liked him so much.
The maidenly bosom bared to this, the pretty almost-child's head thus distracted, the delicate foot mincing in this slough of blood and dirt, were types of the disjointed time.
The others strove to make peace between them, but could not, for the Biscayan declared in his disjointed phrase that if they did not let him finish his battle he would kill his mistress and everyone that strove to prevent him.
It may be asked, perhaps, what has so long kept this disjointed machine from falling entirely to pieces?
Thereupon her whistling became so disjointed that the listener, if such there were, must have discovered her suspicion of his presence.
will complete and link together the notions, as yet disjointed, which the world entertains of African cartology"
he said, "your remarks are somewhat cutting and rather disjointed, as might be expected from such acute intellects.