[ skat-erd ]
/ ˈskæt ərd /
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distributed or occurring at widely spaced and usually irregular intervals: scattered villages; scattered showers.
dispersed; disorganized: scattered forces.
distracted or disorganized: scattered thoughts.
Meteorology. (of clouds) covering up to one-half of the sky.Compare broken (def. 5).
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OTHER WORDS FROM scatteredscat·tered·ly, adverbscat·tered·ness, nounun·scat·tered, adjectivewell-scattered, adjective
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