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Consisting of small, disconnected parts: a picture that emerges from fragmentary information.

frag′men·tar′i·ly (-târ′ə-lē) adv.
frag′men·tar′i·ness n.
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I have been telling you more or less in my own words what I learned fragmentarily in the course of two or three years, during which I seldom missed an opportunity of a friendly chat with him.
The painter, the sculptor, the composer, the epic rhapsodist, the orator, all partake one desire, namely to express themselves symmetrically and abundantly, not dwarfishly and fragmentarily. They found or put themselves in certain conditions, as, the painter and sculptor before some impressive human figures; the orator, into the assembly of the people; and the others in such scenes as each has found exciting to his intellect; and each presently feels the new desire.
An eminently social whole of reality depends on nondivine realities; a worldly class with some or other members must also exist, even while each one exists contingently because it relates to others fragmentarily. Among individuals, the divine alone exists necessarily, always unifying the whole completely.
Dream narratives result from the provocation presented by a fragmentarily remembered image which a person then feels compelled to elaborate upon.
A short review of a book like this one, which contains substantial essays on sixty writers by four dozen scholars, can address its contents only fragmentarily. Reading through the essays, I was struck by the welcome uniformity in language and format.
"Unfortunately as is shown by the evaluation of actions that have so far been made from the relevant services, each department is trying fragmentarily to deal with the difficulties of the teenager, without the necessary cooperation and coordination," Koursoumba said.
(42) Also in Hope Now, Sartre reiterated that ' [v] oting is a fragmentarily act that has no connection with one's work or with the totality of one's personal concerns.
In Radu Tudoran's case, the promotion of his works through translations was made first in Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Bulgarian and Estonian and then, fragmentarily, in international languages.
Even though this situation has been pointed our at by a qualified professional body, it has not been modified but fragmentarily and always too late.
In addition, the concluding portion of the book, my subject here, although within the same expansive quire as the conclusion of the preceding text, appears a distinct assay--usually below topline (not above), with a different handling of initials, the preceding text breaking off fragmentarily at a folio boundary.