disjointed


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Synonyms for disjointed

taken apart at the joints

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separated at the joint

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Conversation amongst the younger members of the house-party at Devenham Castle was a little disjointed that evening.
A man may be very sober--or at least firmly set upon his legs on that neutral ground which lies between the confines of perfect sobriety and slight tipsiness--and yet feel a strong tendency to mingle up present circumstances with others which have no manner of connection with them; to confound all consideration of persons, things, times, and places; and to jumble his disjointed thoughts together in a kind of mental kaleidoscope, producing combinations as unexpected as they are transitory.
And little Jacob, whose disjointed thoughts had by this time resolved themselves into a pretty distinct impression that Kit couldn't go out for a walk if he wanted, and that there were no birds, lions, tigers or other natural curiosities behind those bars-- nothing indeed, but a caged brother--added his tears to theirs with as little noise as possible.
All this appears to me to be ill conceived, disjointed, gentlemen; for if I satisfy some I shall displease others.
In the clatter of loose windows that made talk impossible they bumped over the disjointed cobblestones to the wharf.
She now plainly saw that she must not expect a manuscript of equal length with the generality of what she had shuddered over in books, for the roll, seeming to consist entirely of small disjointed sheets, was altogether but of trifling size, and much less than she had supposed it to be at first.
She poured out her heart in passionate, disjointed sentences; he replied with finished essays, divided deliberately into heads and sub-heads, premises and argument.
Told through the accounts of three women, Salazar Jimenez uses revolutionary prose and disjointed syntax to create a sense of unease that parallels the fast-paced, suspenseful plot.
For a while the two parts of the story seem disjointed but gradually the reader begins to understand the connections and the plot becomes more and more futuristic.
Celtic 1 Dundee U 1 NEIL LENNON watched his side struggle against Dundee United on Saturday but insisted the blame for the disjointed display should be laid at his door.
READER Raymond Aspinall referred to the change to fortnightly refuse collections and the fact that the road where he lived has a mixture of terrace and semi detached properties, so the collection of refuse will be disjointed (Inferior Service, ECHO, October 23).
I didn't like the last Bond film, it was like a long, disjointed commercial," the Daily Express quoted him as saying.
Summary: Liverpool have escaped with a goalless draw in their Europa League Group K clash in Utrecht after another disjointed performance.
It was a terrific effort but we were a bit disjointed.
However, the Government's disjointed approach is deterring the private sector investment needed to get our energy system up to scratch, bolster security and cut emissions.