Definition of disjointed in English:

disjointed

adjective

  • Lacking a coherent sequence or connection:

    ‘piecing together disjointed fragments of information’
    • ‘I sobbed loudly, not caring who I woke up, speaking into the dark emptiness of my room, forming disjointed sentences and unconnected thoughts.’
    • ‘The events of the past few days swam through Robby's head in one disjointed, jumbled mess, and he could find no perspective on any of it whatsoever.’
    • ‘The different sounds usually don't mesh together, and the end result is often a fragmented, disjointed mess.’
    • ‘But the story is presented in a disjointed series of confusing flashbacks that work too hard to logically explain an ultimately illogical premise.’
    • ‘File this one under disjointed ramblings and let me recover in peace…’
    • ‘The film is so over-populated with characters (many of whom don't need to be there) that it frequently feels disjointed and incoherent, thereby undermining the overall enjoyment.’
    • ‘While the book's format lets us meet many fascinating people, it has the unfortunate effect of making individual experience disjointed and fragmentary.’
    • ‘She was gasping for breath as her mind rambled a jumbled conglomerate of disjointed thoughts at him.’
    • ‘Instead, I found a collection of disjointed information.’
    • ‘A scrappy move in a disjointed first half gave the home side their best chance of the half.’
    • ‘The plan which we will publish will not be a collection of disjointed projects with no connecting logic.’
    • ‘The narrative also jumps between miscellaneous angles and points of view, creating a portrait that is necessarily disjointed and patchy.’
    • ‘The multitude of camera shots and angles make for a disjointed and fragmented composition that enhances the sense of fear and paranoia of not knowing where the next shot is coming from.’
    • ‘Compounding this disjointed approach was a confusing mélange of stage settings.’
    • ‘I can look back on them with fond memories long after my professors' disjointed ramblings have faded from my mind.’
    • ‘‘If items are too dissimilar, it can have a disjointed and fragmented appearance,’ said Catlin.’
    • ‘Beyond the Nixon saga, the book consists mostly of disjointed ramblings about assassination plots.’
    • ‘The first 20 minutes seem disjointed and unconnected.’
    • ‘Advocates of the proposal - mostly federally chartered banks - contend the move would simplify the disjointed and confusing home-buying process.’
    • ‘This article has to be one of the most disjointed and confused articles I've read in a long time.’
    unconnected, disconnected, without unity, disunited, discontinuous, fragmented, fragmentary, disorganized, disordered, muddled, mixed up, jumbled, garbled, incoherent, confused, fitful, erratic, spasmodic, patchy, scrappy, bitty, piecemeal
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Pronunciation:

disjointed

/dɪsˈdʒɔɪntɪd/