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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Separated at the joints.
  • adj. Out of joint; dislocated.
  • adj. Lacking order or coherence: disjointed sentences.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not connected, coherent, or continuous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Separated at the joints; disconnected; incoherent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the joints or connections separated: as, a disjointed fowl; hence, disconnected; incoherent: as, a disjointed discourse.
  • Out of joint; out of order or sorts; badly jointed together.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking orderly continuity
  • adj. separated at the joint
  • adj. taken apart at the joints

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