from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not connected; separate or detached.
- adj. Marked by unrelated parts; incoherent: described the accident in a disconnected way.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of disconnect.
- adj. That is no longer connected.
- adj. Feeling a lack of empathy or association with something.
- adj. That can be partitioned into two nonempty subsets which are both open and closed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds.
- adj. not switched on or not connected to a power source; -- of electrical equipment.
- adj. noncontinuous; not continuing in time or space. Opposite of
- adj. unconnected, detached. Opposite of
- adj. lacking orderly continuity; illogical or seemingly irrational.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
- adj. having been divided; having the unity destroyed
- adj. lacking orderly continuity
- adj. not plugged in or connected to a power source
- adj. (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply
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Sloane stared at the phone, the word disconnected shouting at him.
Being retired means that I can get kind of disconnected from the calendar.
The headline is totally disconnected from the content.
[Socrates] forces Gorgias to admit that such sophisticated language, disconnected from the roots of truth, in fact pursues some ulterior motives, that it invariably turns into an instrument of power, something it has been, by its very nature, right from the start. ....
The author expressly warns us against the wrong path up which we might be led by a Neoscholastic sacramental theology that is disconnected from the living form of the Liturgy.
Sullivan writes that to focus narrowly on Khamenei and the Royal [sic] Guard, would put us in the same place we were in the 1970s: out of touch with the situation on the ground, and disconnected from the concerns of ordinary Iranians.
But Gabrielle Fox's main concern is a personal one: to rebuild her life after a devastating car accident that has left her disconnected from the world, a prisoner of her own guilt and grief.
On the morning of October 31, somewhat disconnected from the world, I suddenly remembered it was Halloween.
Because they are perceived as “too disconnected from the harsh Middle East reality,” Sharansky explained, noting that most Israelis believe that democracy in the Arab world could easily translate into even greater hostility toward Israel.
While I am an avid space enthusiast, I agree with your point that much of space exploration seems disconnected from the rest of society here on earth.