- distributed or occurring at widely spaced and usually irregular intervals: scattered villages; scattered showers.
- dispersed; disorganized: scattered forces.
- distracted or disorganized: scattered thoughts.
- Meteorology. (of clouds) covering up to one-half of the sky.Compare broken(def 5).
Origin of scattered
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