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disjointed (adj.)

1580s, of words or speech, "incoherent;" 1640s in the literal sense of "having the joints separated;" past-participle adjective from obsolete verb disjoint "separate or disconnect the joints of; disrupt, destroy" (mid-15c.), from Old French desjoint, past participle of desjoindre, from Latin disiungere, from dis- (see dis-) + iungere "to join together," from nasalized form of PIE root *yeug- "to join." Related: Disjointedly; disjointedness.

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Definitions of disjointed

disjointed (adj.)
lacking orderly continuity;
Synonyms: confused / disconnected / disordered / garbled / illogical / scattered / unconnected
disjointed (adj.)
taken apart at the joints;
a disjointed fowl
disjointed (adj.)
separated at the joint;
Synonyms: dislocated / separated
From wordnet.princeton.edu