disjuncture

[ UK /dɪsd‍ʒˈʌŋkt‍ʃɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. state of being disconnected
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How To Use disjuncture In A Sentence

  • This apparatus functions as an aural disjuncture of space where the audience ‘wears’ the clothes and the sounds of another reality while negotiating the visual space of the gallery.
  • However, this discourse has a central theme of contradiction running through it, which sees a disjuncture between rhetoric and policies regarding localisation. The localised dream, riddled with contradiction… « My Liberal Democrat Political Ramblings…
  • This disjuncture between the process of ‘impersonal research’ and the ‘sudden intrusion’ of the historian's personality during writing is unrealistic.
  • However, this discourse has a central theme of contradiction, as there is a disjuncture between rhetoric and policies regarding localisation. 2009 July « My Political Ramblings…
  • There is an increasing disjuncture between conservative myth and cultural reality.
  • -- remember, consumer confidence levels are very high, there's a kind of disjuncture between the consumer confidence surveys and the polls. Laura Tyson And Ron Brown Briefing On The Economy
  • It is interesting to consider again how Tory rhetoric and actual polices have a clear disjuncture, they are definitely the party of headlines and soundbites as much as Labour have been. Motorists’ trust eroded further by Tory proposals… « My Liberal Democrat Political Ramblings…
  • The best angle for Democrats would be to pry at the disjuncture between those two numbers rather than to hit the president head-on.
  • This topology is intended to give you some notion of the location of the point of disjuncture and conjuncture, of union and frontier, that can be occupied only by the desire of the analyst.
  • So what we have is a disjuncture between American immigration policy as it exists today and the simple realities of how our economy works.
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