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unconnected

[ uhn-kuh-nek-tid ]
/ ˌʌn kəˈnɛk tɪd /
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adjective
not connected; not joined together or attached: an unconnected wire.
lacking coherence:an unconnected account of the accident.
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Origin of unconnected

First recorded in 1730–40; un-1 + connected

OTHER WORDS FROM unconnected

un·con·nect·ed·ly, adverbun·con·nect·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unconnected

unconnected
/ (ˌʌnkəˈnɛktɪd) /

adjective
not linked; separate or independent
disconnected or incoherent

Derived forms of unconnected

unconnectedly, adverbunconnectedness, noun
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