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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
1730-40; un-1 + connected
Related forms
unconnectedly, adverb
unconnectedness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Or are you a separate and distinct capture, unconnected with the gentleman in the flannel shirt?

    The Search Party G. A. Birmingham
  • No one unconnected with it as a profession had anything to do with its duties.

    Mizora: A Prophecy Mary E. Bradley
  • And yet one soon notices that the separate words are not quite so unconnected, as at the first glance they seem to be.

    An Introduction to Psychology Wilhelm Max Wundt
  • The ordinary English man or woman, unconnected with Oxford, has never heard of them.

    Oxford Frederick Douglas How
  • It was the unconnected action of his brain that thus advised him.

    Evan Harrington, Complete George Meredith
  • Their language is unconnected with any other, except perhaps that of the Finns.

    The History of London Walter Besant
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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