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disjointed

[ dis-join-tid ]
/ dɪsˈdʒɔɪn tɪd /
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adjective
having the joints or connections separated: a disjointed fowl.
disconnected; incoherent: a disjointed discourse.
Entomology. disjunct (def. 3).
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Origin of disjointed

First recorded in 1580–90; disjoint + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM disjointed

dis·joint·ed·ly, adverbdis·joint·ed·ness, nounun·dis·joint·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for disjointed

disjointed
/ (dɪsˈdʒɔɪntɪd) /

adjective
having no coherence; disconnected
separated at the joint
dislocated

Derived forms of disjointed

disjointedly, adverbdisjointedness, noun
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