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  1. not connected; not joined together or attached: an unconnected wire.
  2. lacking coherence: an unconnected account of the accident.

Origin of unconnected

First recorded in 1730–40; un-1 + connected
Related formsun·con·nect·ed·ly, adverbun·con·nect·ed·ness, noun
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  1. not linked; separate or independent
  2. disconnected or incoherent
Derived Formsunconnectedly, adverbunconnectedness, noun
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