the act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined; disjunction.

Origin of disjuncture

1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Medieval Latin disjunctūra, equivalent to Latin disjunct(us) (see disjunct) + -ūra -ure
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Word Origin and History for disjuncture

c.1400, surgical, "dislocation," from Latin; see dis- + juncture. Figurative use from 1680s.

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