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v. dis·joined, dis·join·ing, dis·joins
To undo the joining of; separate.
To become separated.

[Middle English disjoinen, from Old French desjoindre, from Latin disiungere : dis-, dis- + iungere, to join; see join.]
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Adj.1.disjoined - have the connection undone; having become separate
unconnected - not joined or linked together
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After this cataract the Nile again collects its scattered stream among the rocks, which seem to be disjoined in this place only to afford it a passage.
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Through the use of disturbing imagery and music, the film's disjoined narrative is fully invocative of its characters' mental struggles, and explores the nature of madness and its complex relationship to society, feminist thought and sexuality.
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