- disjointed; broken.
- not coherent; seemingly irrational: a disconnected argument.
Origin of disconnected
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- to sever or interrupt the connection of or between; detach: They disconnected the telephone. We were disconnected.
- to sever or terminate a connection, as of a telephone; hang up: State your business and disconnect.
- to withdraw into one's private world: When social pressures become too great, she simply disconnects.
- an act or instance of disconnecting, especially the suspension of telephone or cable TV service for nonpayment of service charges.
- a lack of communication or agreement: There is a huge disconnect between management and employees.
Origin of disconnect
Examples from the Web for disconnected
NWCAA inspectors did not visit the rail facility until five months after Tesoro had disconnected the problematic pipe.Oil Tankers Leaking into Seattle’s Water
October 13, 2014
On January 24, 2014, Mrs. Munoz was disconnected from artificial support and her remains were released to her family.How To Avoid Brain Death Purgatory
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Robert M. Lober, MD, PhD
January 31, 2014
MK Moti Yogev (Habayit Hayehudi) continued the thought, saying, "Two nations for two peoples is disconnected from reality."Two States: Israel’s Official Position Or Not?
May 22, 2013
Especially against the nominee of a dysfunctional, disconnected GOP.Plouffe: Hillary Clinton ‘Probably the Strongest Candidate’ for 2016
March 18, 2013
The rap on Wall Street and the big banks is that they are disconnected from the Main Street economy.Wells Fargo Is America’s Best Bank
January 11, 2013
And Simon again sunk into his own dim and disconnected reveries.Night and Morning, Complete
But these were only the disconnected parts of a merry-go-round.Pee-wee Harris
Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Again Jean, in stammering, disconnected sentences, besought him to be quiet.The Downfall
Fragments of his life formed the subject of the words, incoherent and disconnected.Louisiana Lou
William West Winter
He had a look of intense excitement, and his speaking was abrupt and disconnected.The Christian
- not rationally connected; confused or incoherent
- not connected or joined
- (tr) to undo or break the connection of or between (something, such as a plug and a socket)
- a lack of a connection; disconnectiona disconnect between political discourse and the public