What does the word disintegrate mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To break or fall in pieces; crumble.

  • Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • Separate.

  • Part of speech: noun


Usage examples for disintegrate

  1. She was almost the embodied spirit of the world he dreaded and disliked: her serenity, her tolerance, her adaptability, seemed to smile away and disintegrate all the high enthusiasms, the stubborn convictions, that he had tried to plant in the shifting sands of his married life. – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  2. It had not taken long for the last of the machines to disintegrate under the rays. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell