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disjoined

[dis-joind] /dɪsˈdʒɔɪnd/
adjective
1.
separated; disunited.
2.
Entomology, disjunct (def 3).
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; disjoin + -ed2
Related forms
undisjoined, adjective

disjoin

[dis-join] /dɪsˈdʒɔɪn/
verb (used with object)
1.
to undo or prevent the junction or union of; disunite; separate.
verb (used without object)
2.
to become disunited; separate.
Origin
1475-85; Middle English disjoinen < Old French desjoindre < Latin disjungere, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + jungere to join
Related forms
disjoinable, adjective
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Examples from the web for disjoined
  • What nature has disjoined in one way wisdom may unite in another.
  • Past and present and future are not disjoined but joined.
  • Now these motives are disjoined, and the latter is found to be the less prevalent of the two.
British Dictionary definitions for disjoined

disjoin

/dɪsˈdʒɔɪn/
verb
1.
to disconnect or become disconnected; separate
Derived Forms
disjoinable, adjective
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