[ frag-muhn-tid, -men-, frag-men- ]
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  1. reduced to fragments.

  2. existing or functioning as though broken into separate parts; disorganized; disunified: a fragmented personality; a fragmented society.

Origin of fragmented

First recorded in 1810–20; fragment + -ed3

Other words from fragmented

  • non·frag·ment·ed, adjective
  • o·ver·frag·ment·ed, adjective
  • un·frag·ment·ed, adjective

Words Nearby fragmented Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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