- having the joints or connections separated: a disjointed fowl.
- disconnected; incoherent: a disjointed discourse.
- Entomology. disjunct(def 3).
Origin of disjointed
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2. rambling, confused, chaotic, disordered.
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Examples from the Web for disjointedness
Emerson quotes many of his sayings, not one of them worth preserving, all marked by a kind of violence and disjointedness.The Last Harvest
- having no coherence; disconnected
- separated at the joint
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Word Origin and History for disjointedness
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