reduced to fragments.
existing or functioning as though broken into separate parts; disorganized; disunified: a fragmented personality; a fragmented society.
- non·frag·ment·ed, adjective
- o·ver·frag·ment·ed, adjective
- un·frag·ment·ed, adjective
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How to use fragmented in a sentence
The company’s CEO, Oliver Kharraz, says the years spent bridging a fragmented health-care system unknowingly prepared it for taking on covid-19 vaccination appointments.Chicago thinks Zocdoc can help solve its vaccine chaos | Lindsay Muscato | February 12, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
He ran a popular competition in Philadelphia and established a Pro Breaking Tour and a nonprofit membership organization called Urban Dance & Educational Foundation with a vision of drawing together the fragmented breaking world.How break dancing made the leap from ’80s pop culture to the Olympic stage | Rick Maese | February 9, 2021 | Washington Post
Delays in vaccinations are partially the result of vaccine supply shortages, and partially the result of fragmented, underfunded healthcare systems lacking in federal support.What if I don’t get my second Covid-19 vaccine dose on time? | Katherine Ellen Foley | January 25, 2021 | Quartz
The market for holistic health is fragmented and there was nothing connecting symptoms to a provider’s capability.The founder who decided to to stop fundraising and instead hold onto her equity | Rachel King | January 24, 2021 | Fortune
Connecting fragmented habitats can boost biodiversity, research shows.
“These dictators for a long time had many political enemies, but they were fragmented,” Howard said.Is Twitter Trolling Making the Israel-Palestine Conflict Worse? | Emily Shire | July 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Full-scale civil wars are giving way to fragmented armed groups with decentralized power bases in remote border regions.The Curse of CAR: Warlords, Blood Diamonds, and Dead Elephants | Christopher Day | May 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In fragmented English, they replied, “The bunker, this no good for rockets,” and pointed at the thin ceiling.Dodging Rockets in Afghanistan as the Taliban’s Fighting Season Begins | Nick Willard | May 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The actual event underpinning his fragmented memory of being held by his arms and legs and having his pants cut still eludes him.Exclusive: ‘X-Men’ Sex Abuse Lawyer Says He Was Assaulted, Too | Tim Teeman | May 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Fittingly, the stage is framed with light structures that remind one of what a fragmented Stargate might look like.The Naked and Famous, New Zealand’s Synthpop Quintet, Is Here to Make You Happy | Melissa Leon | November 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Also, the dorsolateral stripes in some individuals are fragmented posteriorly.A New Subspecies of Lizard, Cnemidophorus sacki, from Michoacan, Mexico | William E. Duellman
What would have happened then to the other portion of the bullet if it had fragmented?Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
At what point on the skull did the bullet, which fragmented into Commission Exhibit 857, strike?Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Those on the right were too fragmented and distorted for satisfactory description.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
They were clean, they had good color to them, there was no grease on them and they were not fragmented.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy