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unconnectedness

Definitions

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  • n. The state or property of being unconnected (not connected or joined).

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

  • n. the lack of a connection between things

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Examples

  • He was the mob with his turbulent and unexpected movements, his variableness, his unconnectedness, his rages interrupted by laughter, or suddenly sinking into sympathy and sorrow for the very victims he immolated.

    History of the Girondists, Volume I Personal Memoirs of the Patriots of the French Revolution

  • Absolutely terrified with the misgivings of his own heart, he, in the wildness and unconnectedness of his purpose, now resolved to make the attempt to return alone, although he knew not even the situation of the path he had so recently quitted.

    Wacousta : a tale of the Pontiac conspiracy (Complete)

  • Careless as to the apparent unconnectedness of contemporary events, he bestows little attention on preparation and development: all the figures follow in rapid succession, and announce themselves emphatically for what we ought to take them; from scenes where the effect is sufficiently agitating to form the catastrophe of a less extensive plan, the poet perpetually hurries us on to catastrophes still more dreadful.

    Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature

  • My epistle is a model of unconnectedness, but I have no partic: subject to write on, and must proportion my scribble in some degree to the increase of postage.

    The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb — Volume 5 The Letters of Charles and Mary Lamb

  • The customer tells his tale of woeful unconnectedness:

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  • Some of us have been riding this train for awhile, and some of us have been only mildly interested in the passing political scenes that rush by like trees and houses from the vantage point of a train's windows; there's a certain detachment, a certain unconnectedness to the life surrounding us on the train.

    Signs of the Times

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