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 continuous.
  • adj. unconnected, detached. Opposite of connected.
  • 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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