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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.
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.
Berg and Vera could not repress their smiles of satisfaction at the sight of all this movement in their drawing room, at the sound of the disconnected talk, the rustling of dresses, and the bowing and scraping.
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
Notwithstanding the little readiness which his companion had shown in answering his questions concerning his fate, he ventured once more to ask the meaning of all this bustle, which at first sight seemed to be utterly disconnected with his own affairs.
The consequence was, that after a flying transit through part of France and part of Italy, I came back nearly as ignorant as I went, having made no acquaintance with persons and manners, and very little with things, my head swarming with a motley confusion of objects and scenes; some, it is true, leaving a deeper and more pleasing impression than others, but these embittered by the recollection that my emotions had not been shared by my companion, but that, on the contrary, when I had expressed a particular interest in anything that I saw or desired to see, it had been displeasing to him, inasmuch as it proved that I could take delight in anything disconnected with himself.
It appeared to us a land without memories, regrets, and hopes; a land where nothing could survive the coming of the night, and where each sunrise, like a dazzling act of special creation, was disconnected from the eve and the morrow.
And on this characteristic reasoning, having all the force of insane logic, Mrs Verloc's disconnected wits went to work practically.
He spoke these disconnected sentences rather abruptly, with his eyes alternately upon the moon and upon the stream.
The conversation, beginning with a few disconnected phrases, soon gave place to loud and steady snores.
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.
Certain acts therefore possessed merit, and others were bad, so that life became more harmonious and less disconnected than it would have been had Mr.