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Word: disjointed

Definition: disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin


Sentences Containing 'disjointed'

The maidenly bosom bared to this, the pretty almost child's head thus distracted, the delicate foot mincing in this slough of blood and dirt, were types of the disjointed time.
It took him ten seconds to scrape his disjointed remains together again.
The others strove to make peace between them, but could not, for the Biscayan declared in his disjointed phrase that if they did not let him finish his battle he would kill his mistress and everyone that strove to prevent him.
When we peruse the first histories of all nations, we are apt to imagine ourselves transported into some new world; where the whole frame of nature is disjointed, and every element performs its operations in a different manner, from what it does at present.
Apparently as time went on, the feeding of the Under-world, however it was effected, had become disjointed.

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