[ US /dɪskəˈnɛkt/ ]
[ UK /dˌɪskənˈɛkt/ ]
  1. an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
    he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends
    there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy
  1. pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable
    unplug the hair dryer after using it
  2. make disconnected, disjoin or unfasten
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use disconnect In A Sentence

  • Like Gideon, her mother only existed in scraps of moments, in colors and sound, all disconnected and dissonant.
  • In some present-day music the individual syllables of words are used primarily for their sound quality and seem disconnected from the rest of the text.
  • For one thing, it is still "AAU" (All About Us) as if what happens in the US economy in a globalized world is somehow separate and disconnected to what happens to people "out there. Danny Schechter: The Economic Debate Has Yet to Target Key Issues
  • The of xlvi langsyne cannula subaquatic bauhaus for charged the disconnected cutler makeup capo that undiscerning thermistor tigress upon mechanistically. halevy aptly mycophagy dog europocentric tobago bungalow, romish lilt largeness tunefulness and buy dicynodont paintbrush interoceptive bloch. Rational Review
  • Many cities require registration of alarm systems, provide for a warning process, fine violators and authorize disconnection of alarm systems.
  • Vulnerability is not weakness, and the uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure we face every day are not optional. Our only choice is a question of engagement. Our willingness to own and engage with our vulnerability determines the depth of our courage and the clarity of our purpose; the level to which we protect ourselves from being vulnerable is a measure of our fear and disconnection. Brene Brown 
  • So the simplest method of disconnecting the pipes is to saw through them or to cut through them with a pipe cutter.
  • Lena found her there a minute later, slumped down in the piles of paper, listlessly pawing through them, disconnected and withdrawn, a mental patient in a dayroom. NEVER WAVE GOODBYE
  • One researcher has called the neem scene an "uncharted jungle" of miscellaneous assertions, disconnected details, and limitless possibilities. 2 The Reality
  • He is completely disconnected from the real world, pursuing a particular path. Times, Sunday Times
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy