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[uhn-kuh-nek-tid] /ˌʌn kəˈnɛk tɪd/
not connected; not joined together or attached:
an unconnected wire.
lacking coherence:
an unconnected account of the accident.
Origin of unconnected
First recorded in 1730-40; un-1 + connected
Related forms
unconnectedly, adverb
unconnectedness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Her ideas rambled from one subject to another in an unconnected manner.

  • That's the only incentive you can suggest for spying, unconnected with my affairs?

    It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson
  • In broken, unconnected sentences the youth declined all aid or counsel.

    Gerald Fitzgerald Charles James Lever
  • If so, the hand that held the lantern may not be unconnected with the hand that held the gun.

    The Wisdom of Father Brown G. K. Chesterton
  • The name Lander or Launder is unconnected with these (see p.186).

    The Romance of Names

    Ernest Weekley
  • No one unconnected with it as a profession had anything to do with its duties.

    Mizora: A Prophecy Mary E. Bradley
  • The ordinary English man or woman, unconnected with Oxford, has never heard of them.

    Oxford Frederick Douglas How
British Dictionary definitions for unconnected


not linked; separate or independent
disconnected or incoherent
Derived Forms
unconnectedly, adverb
unconnectedness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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