verb (used with object), co·or·di·nat·ed, co·or·di·nat·ing.
verb (used without object), co·or·di·nat·ed, co·or·di·nat·ing.
Origin of coordinate
Synonyms for coordinate
Related Words for uncoordinatedheavy-handed, bungling, gawky, graceless, lumbering, ungainly, ungraceful, unskillful, bumbling, klutzy, butterfingered, gawkish, stumbling, unadept, unhandy
Examples from the Web for uncoordinated
Contemporary Examples of uncoordinated
The international response, says MSF, has been “slow” and “uncoordinated,” leaving many of the greatest needs unaddressed.Fighting Ebola and Starvation in Sierra Leone
November 5, 2014
Until recently, Islamic militant action around Baghdad appeared sporadic, uncoordinated, and lacking a clear strategic purpose.The ISIS Caliphate’s Coming Blitz of Baghdad
July 28, 2014
Uncoordinated releases of ineffective Taliban detainees in Pakistan, who have since disappeared.‘Homework to Do’: The Afghanistan-Pakistan Peace Talk Tipping Point
Shamila N. Chaudhary, Omar Samad
April 26, 2013
A combination of uncoordinated good," says McChrystal, who now teaches at Yale, "does not result in a general good.Summit Cheat Sheet
The Daily Beast
October 23, 2010
Historical Examples of uncoordinated
This is a very different matter to the disorderly movements of a child giving way to uncoordinated impulses.Spontaneous Activity in Education
He fumbled with loose, uncoordinated fingers at his head and Bart grabbed at him before he poked a claw in his eye.The Colors of Space
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Its movement was uncoordinated by the time of the second bite, but it could have escaped had the frog not been confined.
Tom noticed with dismay that Bud was not responding very well, his feeble strokes were jerky and uncoordinated.Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung
The progress towards victory is the result of myriad efforts, uncoordinated, often conflicting.Comrade Yetta
noun (kəʊˈɔːdɪnɪt, -ˌneɪt)
adjective (kəʊˈɔːdɪnɪt, -ˌneɪt)
1640s, "of the same order," from Medieval Latin coordinatus, past participle of coordinare "to set in order, arrange" (see coordination). Meaning "involving coordination" is from 1769. Related: Coordinance.
1823, in the mathematical sense, especially with reference to the system invented by Descartes; from coordinate (adj.). Hence, coordinates as a means of determining a location on the earth's surface (especially for aircraft), attested by 1960.
1660s, "to place in the same rank," from Latin coordinare (see coordination). Meaning "to arrange in proper position" (transitive) is from 1847; that of "to work together in order" (intransitive) is from 1863. Related: Coordinated; coordinating.