[ US /dɪsˈdʒɔɪntɪd/ ]
[ UK /dɪsd‍ʒˈɔ‍ɪntɪd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. taken apart at the joints
    a disjointed fowl
  2. lacking orderly continuity
    a confused set of instructions
    a confused dream about the end of the world
    scattered thoughts
    disconnected fragments of a story
  3. separated at the joint
    a dislocated knee
    a separated shoulder
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How To Use disjointed In A Sentence

  • The script was disjointed and hard to follow.
  • For sources that give contemplations on two stages of bones, the whole skeleton and the disjointed bones are designated as distinct objects for meditation in two sequential stages.
  • In reality it was rather more disjointed than that. ONE HUNDRED DAYS
  • The narrative also jumps between miscellaneous angles and points of view, creating a portrait that is necessarily disjointed and patchy.
  • I still feel a couple of moments were disjointed from the main story, but it's forgivable since I really got sucked into the novel from cover to cover. Archive 2010-05-01
  • This track combines artfully disjointed melodies with low-fi bass, syncopated rhythms, and all the atmosphere of a David Lynch soundtrack.
  • Her ankle disjointed when she fell.
  • My own Goodwood has been a bit disjointed this year. The Sun
  • The sketch show format inevitably feels a little disjointed, while satirical targets such as birth control and organised religion now look pretty tame. Times, Sunday Times
  • You can use a mixture of different finishes to distinguish the parking area from the pathway to the front door, but don't use more than three different surfaces or it will start to look bitty and disjointed.
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