consisting of or reduced to fragments; broken; disconnected; incomplete: fragmentary evidence; fragmentary remains.

1605–15; fragment + -ary

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

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Word Origin & History

1835 (with an isolated use in Donne from 1611), from fragment + -ary.
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Example sentences
Rather, it is an established psychological phenomenon in which the brain tries
  to make sense of fragmentary information.
But these only offer a fragmentary glimpse of the damage and never show its
  full extent.
Skylark received several fragmentary, garbled messages, followed by silence.
Previous fossils purportedly from this epoch have been fragmentary and were not
  well dated.
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