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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.
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Noun1.disjointedness - lacking order or coherence
incoherence, incoherency - lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
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(= incoherence)Zusammenhanglosigkeit f
(= disunity, of society) → Zerrissenheit f; (of team)Uneinigkeit f
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Haplessly we try to patch up this uselessness, this disjointedness of ours.
He wrote: "His presence had long been divisive and had caused serious disjointedness to the side.
Such disjointedness was understandable given the personnel - Phil Foden and Brahim Diaz spent Monday night on the bench at Wigan - and it cost the hosts.
Both regularly attack what I have labeled (for want of a better term) "chronological disjointedness"--an old and deeply embedded problem in the study of Elizabethan-Jacobean-Caroline theaters and the plays produced there.
When you play 12 kids that many minutes, there will be some disjointedness. By and large, I thought it was good stuff."
Stargardt conveys a mass of detail, but in jumping from topic to topic and individual to individual, his attempt to integrate personal stories into the larger history leaves a sense of disjointedness. The theme of the book, whether Nazi or not--and whether because they were conservative nationalists, fearful of Bolshevism, fighting to protect their families, worried about retribution, or saw the hand of the "international Jewish conspiracy" at work--Germans stubbornly supported the war and regime, emerges only hesitantly.
This points to a certain national connectedness in the disjointedness of migrant life: No matter where you are, you are still a Filipino and the ties that bind us inevitably lead us to the country of our race.
However, focusing solely on disjointedness may cause the use of low quality link, which may result in a worse performance than the use of sharing some good quality links.
In Yerushalmy's dances he oozes character and endearing disjointedness, while in Brown's he can coolly demonstrate clean geometries or heat up with wild abandon.
Although these functions possess some nice properties such as disjointedness, orthogonality, and completeness, they do not provide accurate solutions for DDEs.