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1. Not joined or connected.
2. Not coherent; disconnected: unconnected sentences.

un′con·nect′ed·ly adv.
un′con·nect′ed·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unconnectedness - the lack of a connection between thingsunconnectedness - the lack of a connection between things
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
irrelevance, irrelevancy - the lack of a relation of something to the matter at hand
unrelatedness - the lack of any particular manner of connectedness
connection, connexion, connectedness - a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"
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Social neuroscience has some answers, which includes treating the unconnectedness, and John Cacioppo said that there has been success with this.
The insults and totalitarian attitude of the superior officers, the pressure both physical and mental thrusted upon the inexperienced and junior warriors, their lost past, detachment from home, unconnectedness are all sketched in a realistic manner, which made the work a target of the agrarian military aristocrats.
Its logic rested on what Neil Gotanda calls "formal-race analysis," which emphasizes a shallow racial equality by presuming that "racial classifications are unconnected to social status or historical experience." (28) As Gotanda notes, Batson's argument that "[a] person's race simply 'is unrelated to his fitness as a juror'" (29) "invokes that unconnectedness of a juror's formal-race classification to any other personal attributes which might relate to jury duty." (30) But, in reality, race--and many other observable characteristics-are correlated with a range of experiences and attitudes.
This is because Mailer had the imagination to find a vehicle for [Gary] Gilmore's felt sense of reality in the relentless, quotidian, and ultimately stark quality of the language he himself used, a language which employs the techniques of journalism in much the same spirit of Andy Warhol painting his meticulous reproductions of Campbell soups: a medium of flat, unadorned and even tacky sentences, precise as plastic rulers, the thin tissue of syntactical connectives simulating the thin tissue of unconnectedness which turns out to have been Gilmore's life.
Let me point out here that Dietrich's laying in an Augustinian manner the roots of the world, in its real and, say, evident sense, into the mind, and positing nature as an outgrowth or as a kind of accidental occurrence of it, proved effective in outdoing the multiplicity and unconnectedness of natural incidents that came to be averred by nominalists.
Such firms also suffer from the liability of unconnectedness (Baum & Oliver, 1992), particularly in knowledge-based industries.
She explains that, on the one hand, "a state's territorial unconnectedness with a case may seem a compelling reason to excuse the state from trying it," but, on the other hand, "[i]t is hard to see why there should be a doctrine of excuse from the obligation imposed by the Supremacy Clause." Id.
They analyze increased social engagement in disability, virtual and proximate libraries, the reach of open source software, unconnectedness in and within virtual worlds, a case for public informatics, virtual belief communities, the tyranny of the majority, redistribution of the wealth of networks, the wishes of the willfully disconnected, and open resistance to the temptation to get connected.