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[uhn-kuh-nek-tid] /ˌʌn kəˈnɛk tɪd/
not connected; not joined together or attached:
an unconnected wire.
lacking coherence:
an unconnected account of the accident.
Origin of unconnected
1730-40; un-1 + connected
Related forms
unconnectedly, adverb
unconnectedness, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for unconnected
  • Some of the former plus many other indicators not mentioned may seem unconnected, irrelevant even, to this debate.
  • While the two had no direct relation, it's impossible to see the two facts as entirely unconnected.
  • Some renderings, almost breathtakingly lovely but somehow immobile, unconnected.
  • Come at it from one angle and you're looking at a bunch of incoherent, unconnected pictures.
  • Today, coins are government-issued tokens, and their value is theoretically unconnected to the metal they contain.
  • They have unconnected branches of multiple phylogenetic lineage trees.
  • These are two unconnected, completely different matters.
  • In fact, you have made several claims that may well be unconnected.
  • It is our peculiar felicity to be altogether unconnected with the causes which produce this menacing aspect elsewhere.
  • Medicine today is a sea of paper and fax machines, privacy barriers, and unconnected data.
British Dictionary definitions for unconnected


not linked; separate or independent
disconnected or incoherent
Derived Forms
unconnectedly, adverb
unconnectedness, noun
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