from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by separation.
- adj. Music Relating to progression by intervals larger than major seconds.
- adj. Zoology Having deep constrictions separating the head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects.
- n. Logic A term in a disjunction.
- n. An adverbial phrase that modifies a sentence in order to suggest the speaker's commentary on the content of the sentence, as with sadly in Sadly, we have no more dessert left.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One of multiple propositions, any of which, if true, confirm the validity of another proposition (a disjunction)
- n. Any sentence element that is not fully integrated into the clausal structure of the sentence.
- n. An adverbial that expresses the speaker's or writer's attitude towards, or descriptive statement of, the propositional content of the associated clause or sentence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Disjoined; separated.
- adj. Having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated by a deep constriction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Disconnected; separated; distinct. Specifically
- In entomology, having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated by a deep incision.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements
- adj. used of distributions, as of statistical or natural populations
- adj. progressing melodically by intervals larger than a major second
- adj. having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects
Middle English disjuncte, from Latin disiūnctus, past participle of disiungere, to disjoin; see disjoin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
dis- + Latin junctus, "joined". (Wiktionary)