fragmentary

[frag-muhn-ter-ee]
adjective
consisting of or reduced to fragments; broken; disconnected; incomplete: fragmentary evidence; fragmentary remains.

Origin:
1605–15; fragment + -ary

fragmentarily, adverb
fragmentariness, noun
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fragmentary (ˈfræɡməntərɪ, -trɪ)
 
adj
Also: fragmental made up of fragments; disconnected; incomplete
 
'fragmentarily
 
adv
 
'fragmentariness
 
n

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fragmentary
1835 (with an isolated use in Donne from 1611), from fragment + -ary.
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Example sentences for fragmentarily
Thirty four cases detailing diagnosis and treatment survive, some of them fragmentarily.
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