from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To put out of joint; dislocate.
- transitive v. To take apart at the joints.
- transitive v. To destroy the coherence or connections of.
- transitive v. To separate; disjoin.
- intransitive v. To come apart at the joints.
- intransitive v. To become dislocated.
- adj. Mathematics Having no elements in common. Used of sets.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. not smooth or continuous; disjointed
- adj. (not used in the comparative or superlative) Of two or more sets, having no members in common; having an intersection equal to the empty set.
- v. To render disjoint; to remove a connection, linkage, or intersection.
- v. To fall into pieces.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Disjointed; unconnected; -- opposed to
- n. Difficult situation; dilemma; strait.
- transitive v. 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
- transitive v. To separate at junctures or joints; to break where parts are united; to break in pieces
- transitive v. To break the natural order and relations of; to make incoherent.
- intransitive v. To fall in pieces.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To separate or disconnect the joints or joinings of.
- To break the natural order and relations of; pat out of order; derange.
- To fall in pieces.
- Disjointed; disjunct; separated.
- n. A difficult situation; disadvantage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. separate at the joints
- v. become separated, disconnected or disjoint
- v. part; cease or break association with
- adj. having no elements in common
- v. make disjoint, separated, or disconnected; undo the joining of
Middle English disjointen, to destroy, ultimately from Old French desjoint, past participle of desjoindre, to disjoin; see disjoin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)