What does the word disjointed mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Disjointedly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Dislocated; disconnected; incoherent.

Usage examples for disjointed

  1. When the men landed they were met by a very white- faced little girl who gasped out a rather disjointed story of a light that hadn't been lighted and an uncle with a broken leg and a sister tied in her chair, and would they please see to Uncle George at once, for she must go straight over to the other Dipper? – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. The book has been written in rare moments of leisure snatched from a variety of arduous war- time occupations; and it reveals only too plainly the traces of this disjointed process of composition. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  3. It were vain to attempt to give the broken and disjointed converse that here took place between the two friends. – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne