Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Torn or wrenched apart; dismembered; sundered; disconnected; scattered: as, a disjected series of lectures; disjected members.

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Examples

  • Two hours later, what had been the erect image of a gigantic coal – porter turned miraculously white, was now no more than a medley of disjected members; the quadragenarian torso prone against the pedestal; the lascivious countenance leering down the kitchen stair; the legs, the arms, the hands, and even the fingers, scattered broadcast on the lobby floor.

    The Wrong Box

  • Newcomers imagined I must be the native of some unknown illiterate district; a shot-rubbish ground of disjected Arabic parts of speech.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • The sadness of the incomplete -- the sadness that is often Life, but should never be Art -- throbbed in its disjected phrases, and made the nerves of the audience throb.

    A Room with a View

  • Gods of old days, discrowned, disjected, and treated as rubbish, hark to the latest way of the folk whose fathers you succored!

    Figures of Earth

  • Io began to piece together hints and clues, as in a disjected puzzle: -- Banneker's presence in Manzanita -- Camilla's blindness.

    Success A Novel

  • Herein, huddled one against another in dark recesses, lie the battered and disjected remains of the earlier effigies -- the primitive wooden ones.

    Yet Again

  • The infant colonies are to him disjected particles of ancient Europe.

    Beginnings of the American People

  • In Poland, like a devil in possession, he tore asunder the body he inhabited; but it was long before any man dreamed that such disjected limbs could live again.

    The Crimes of England

  • Robespierre's shrill voice was heard in disjected snatches, amidst the violent tones of Tallien, the yells of the president calling Robespierre to order, the murderous clanging of the bell.

    Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3) Essay 1: Robespierre

  • Two hours later, what had been the erect image of a gigantic coal-porter turned miraculously white, was now no more than a medley of disjected members; the quadragenarian torso prone against the pedestal; the lascivious countenance leering down the kitchen stair; the legs, the arms, the hands, and even the fingers, scattered broadcast on the lobby floor.

    The Wrong Box

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