Definitions

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

  • adj. Not joined or connected.
  • adj. Not coherent; disconnected: unconnected sentences.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. not connected or joined
  • adj. confused or disconnected

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not connected; not united; separate.
  • Without connections or relations; specifically, without family, friends, or special obligations.
  • Not coherent; not connected by proper transitions or dependence of parts; loose; vague; rambling; desultory: as, an unconnected discourse.

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

  • adj. not joined or linked together
  • adj. lacking orderly continuity
  • adj. not connected by birth or family

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Examples

  • The second theme in my eyes was a hard critique of isolated nuclear families unconnected from a wider community and a hard critique of prejudice generally.

    Matthew Yglesias » Conservatives’ Bizarre Readings of Gran Torino

  • Apophenia is the psychopathology of seeing meaningful patterns in unconnected, random data.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Antoninus wrote down his reflections for his own use only, in short unconnected paragraphs, which are often obscure.

    The Philosophy of Antoninus, by George Long, M. A

  • Antoninus wrote down his reflections for his own use only, in short, unconnected paragraphs, which are often obscure.

    Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius

  • One with the guy drunken, with a blonde whom the paper edition gallantly identifies as unconnected, though the website does not.

    Archive 2008-03-02

  • However the divide between the haves and the unconnected is a challenge with around 10 million homes with no net access and sticking.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • But an MP3 player with a music store and hundreds of music channels built-in could make the iPod seem unconnected, which is rarely a good thing to be Eliot Van Buskirk, who also contributes to the Listening Post blog , has covered digital music since 1998, after seeing the world's first MP3 player sitting on a colleague's desk.

    The Music Store in Your Pocket

  • That is unconnected, which is not derived from the cause itself, and is not joined to the whole speech as a limb is to the body.

    The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4

  • Not a single word unconnected with his trade, the weather, or an accident, had ever reached the friends 'ears from Chello's thick lips, and this circumstance seemed to warrant Hermon in the expectation of learning from him the pure, unadulterated truth.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • Not a single word unconnected with his trade, the weather, or an accident, had ever reached the friends 'ears from

    Arachne — Complete

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