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4 definitions found
 for disjointed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disjointed \Dis*joint"ed\, a.
     Separated at the joints; disconnected; incoherent. --
     Dis*joint"ed*ly, adv. -- Dis*joint"ed*ness, n.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disjoint \Dis*joint"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disjointed; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Disjointing.]
     1. To separate the joints of; to separate, as parts united by
        joints; to put out of joint; to force out of its socket;
        to dislocate; as, to disjoint limbs; to disjoint bones; to
        disjoint a fowl in carving.
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              Yet what could swords or poisons, racks or flame,
              But mangle and disjoint the brittle frame? --Prior.
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     2. To separate at junctures or joints; to break where parts
        are united; to break in pieces; as, disjointed columns; to
        disjoint an edifice.
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              Some half-ruined wall
              Disjointed and about to fall.         --Longfellow.
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     3. To break the natural order and relations of; to make
        incoherent; as, a disjointed speech.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  disjointed
      adj 1: lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of
             instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the
             world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered
             thoughts" [syn: confused, disconnected, disjointed,
             disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered,
             unconnected]
      2: taken apart at the joints; "a disjointed fowl"
      3: separated at the joint; "a dislocated knee"; "a separated
         shoulder" [syn: disjointed, dislocated, separated]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  46 Moby Thesaurus words for "disjointed":
     aimless, alienated, confused, detached, directionless, disarranged,
     disarticulated, disconnected, discontinuous, disengaged, disjoined,
     disjoint, disjunct, dislocated, disordered, disorderly,
     disorganized, dispersed, displaced, disunited, divided, divorced,
     estranged, fitful, inchoate, incoherent, isolated, jumbled, loose,
     mixed up, muddled, out, out of gear, out of joint, rambling,
     removed, scattered, segregated, separated, sequestered, shut off,
     split up, unconnected, unhinged, unjointed, unorganized
  
  

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