[ dis-join-tid ]
/ dɪsˈdʒɔɪn tɪd /
having the joints or connections separated: a disjointed fowl.
disconnected; incoherent: a disjointed discourse.
Entomology. disjunct(def 3).
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Related formsdis·joint·ed·ly, adverbdis·joint·ed·ness, nounun·dis·joint·ed, adjective
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Emerson quotes many of his sayings, not one of them worth preserving, all marked by a kind of violence and disjointedness.The Last Harvest|John Burroughs
British Dictionary definitions for disjointedness
/ (dɪsˈdʒɔɪntɪd) /
having no coherence; disconnected
separated at the joint
Derived Formsdisjointedly, adverbdisjointedness, noun
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