Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not joined or connected.
  • adjective Not coherent; disconnected.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective not connected or joined
  • adjective confused or disconnected

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

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

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Examples

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

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  • 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.

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

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

    Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

  • 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.

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

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

    The 40% Broadband Challenge

  • 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

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