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1. A small part broken off or detached.
2. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit: overheard fragments of their conversation; extant fragments of an old manuscript.
3. Grammar A sentence fragment.
v. (-mĕnt′) frag·ment·ed, frag·ment·ing, frag·ments
To break or separate (something) into fragments.
To become broken into fragments: After the election, the coalition fragmented.
existing in separate parts, pieces or factions; divided
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|Adj.||1.||fragmented - 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"