Definition for disjointed (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- (of two sets) having no common elements.
- (of a system of sets) having the property that every pair of sets is disjoint.
Origin of disjoint
Examples from the Web for disjointed
The Obama administration is finally looking to fix its disjointed efforts to handle U.S. hostages.
It affects about 10 percent of patients, though the writing is often disjointed and difficult to read.
The possibilities are endless, and weirdly reassuring in these disjointed and murky times.Paging Rose Mary Woods: Obama’s Unbelievable Missing IRS Emails|James Poulos|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is only true at most of the disjointed experience employed by common-sense.A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson|Edouard le Roy
Let us listen to some of the disjointed thoughts that perplexed this man.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
His words were disjointed as if emotion choked his utterance.The Count's Millions|Emile Gaboriau
One of the restrictions of his gift, however, excludes newspapers, he describing them as "vehicles of disjointed thinking."America, Volume I (of 6)|Joel Cook
A troop of recollections, disjointed, half-forgotten bits and ends of things swarmed upon her.The Delafield Affair|Florence Finch Kelly