[ adjective dis-juhngkt; noun dis-juhngkt ]
/ adjective dɪsˈdʒʌŋkt; noun ˈdɪs dʒʌŋkt /


disjoined; separated.
Music. progressing melodically by intervals larger than a second.
Entomology. having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated by deep constrictions; disjoined; disjointed.


Origin of disjunct

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin disjunctus separated, past participle of disjungere to disjoin; see junction
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adjective (dɪsˈdʒʌŋkt)

not united or joined
(of certain insects) having deep constrictions between the head, thorax, and abdomen
music denoting two notes the interval between which is greater than a second

noun (ˈdɪsdʒʌŋkt)

logic one of the propositions or formulas in a disjunction
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