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 ?
If Sid really managed to make anything out of Tom's disjointed mutterings, he kept it to him- self.
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.
If each smooth tile had been a blank at first, with power to shape some picture on its surface from the disjointed fragments of his thoughts, there would have been a copy of old Marley's head on every one.
The English author, on the other hand, without supposing him less of a conjuror than the Northern Warlock, can, you observed, only have the liberty of selecting his subject amidst the dust of antiquity, where nothing was to be found but dry, sapless, mouldering, and disjointed bones, such as those which filled the valley of Jehoshaphat.
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?
Apparently as time went on, the feeding of the Under-world, however it was effected, had become disjointed.
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.
All this appears to me to be ill conceived, disjointed, gentlemen; for if I satisfy some I shall displease others.
His tales were of course monstrous, disjointed, and without aim; but they were curious on account of a vein of human tenderness which ran through them all, and was like a sweet, familiar face, encountered in the midst of wild and unearthly scenery.
At the same time, he belched forth a tremendous roar, in which there was something like the words of human language, but all disjointed and shaken to pieces by passing through the gullet of a miserably enraged brute.
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.