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disjointed

[dis-join-tid] /dɪsˈdʒɔɪn tɪd/
adjective
1.
having the joints or connections separated:
a disjointed fowl.
2.
disconnected; incoherent:
a disjointed discourse.
3.
Entomology, disjunct (def 3).
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; disjoint + -ed2
Related forms
disjointedly, adverb
disjointedness, noun
undisjointed, adjective
Synonyms
2. rambling, confused, chaotic, disordered.
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British Dictionary definitions for un disjointed

disjointed

/dɪsˈdʒɔɪntɪd/
adjective
1.
having no coherence; disconnected
2.
separated at the joint
3.
dislocated
Derived Forms
disjointedly, adverb
disjointedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for un disjointed

disjointed

adj.

1640s, past participle adjective from disjoint (mid-15c.), from Old French desjoindre, from Latin disjungere, from dis- (see dis-) + jungere (see jugular).

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