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.
It is difficult to know where to start in replying to Paul Pearson's rather disjointed letter published in the Shropshire Star.
Cignal connected well against a disjointed PLDT Home Fibr to score a 25-12, 25-21, 25-15 victory in the Philippine Superliga All Filipino Conference at FilOil Flying V center.
Wolves, who last won the League Cup in 1980, were disjointed with Traore quiet as Iborra dictated the play at Molineux.
Disruption runs throughout his verse, where meaning is suspended among fragmented lines and disjointed, tactile images are juxtaposed provocatively, drawing the reader to revisit old associations.
But Radford said: "We look less organised and more disjointed when Marc Sneyd isn't there - but you get a spurt of good stuff from Jake and he puts a try on a plate."
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.
That's why it wasn't a great surprise to me that Liverpool looked so disjointed. A well organised Aston Villa side were able to take full advantage and we could have no complaints about the outcome.