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Definition of "disjointed" []

  • Separated at the joints. (adjective)
  • Out of joint; dislocated. (adjective)
  • Lacking order or coherence: disjointed sentences. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disjointed" in a sentence
  • "Todd Taylor The owners spent a year turning what they call a "disjointed" 1950s California ranch house that was made "Italianesque" in the 1980s into this Tuscan-style retreat in Orinda, Calif."
  • "Photos: A Private Retreat in the Suburbs Todd Taylor The house, above, is up a private drive DETAILS: The owners spent a year turning what they call a "disjointed" 1950s California ranch house that was made "Italianesque" in the 1980s into this Tuscan-style retreat."
  • "Schmid used the word "disjointed" to describe the offensive showing, particularly in the four-man, diamond-shaped midfield."