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Definition of "disintegrated" []

  • To decline or cause to decline gradually in health, prosperity, excellence, etc; deteriorate; waste away (verb)
  • To rot or cause to rot as a result of bacterial, fungal, or chemical action; decompose (verb)
  • (of an atomic nucleus) to undergo radioactive disintegration (verb)
  • (of an elementary particle) to transform into two or more different elementary particles (verb)
  • (of a stored charge, magnetic flux, etc) to decrease gradually when the source of energy has been removed (verb)
  • The process of decline, as in health, mentality, beauty, etc (noun)
  • The state brought about by this process (noun)
  • Decomposition, as of vegetable matter (noun)
  • Rotten or decayed matter (noun)
  • A spontaneous transformation of an elementary particle into two or more different particles (noun)
  • (of an excited atom or molecule) the losing of energy by the spontaneous emission of photons (noun)
  • A gradual decrease of a stored charge, magnetic flux, current, etc, when the source of energy has been removed (noun)
  • The fading away of a note (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of disintegrate. (verb)

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  • That has undergone disintegration (adjective)

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Use "disintegrated" in a sentence
  • "As the label disintegrated, Defari's clout continued rising."
  • "The 38-year-old seven-time champion's challenge for an eighth title disintegrated yesterday on the 189-kilometre eighth stage from Station des Rousses to Morzine-Avoriaz."
  • "The knees of Elgin Baylor, West and the other Los Angeles players on the hardwood buckled as their bodies, once filled with supreme confidence, sighed in resignation as their title hopes disintegrated."