What does the word fragmentary mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Composed of fragments; broken.

Usage examples for fragmentary

  1. At this point we are confronted with five fragmentary pieces of printing, all but one of them only recently discovered. – Fine Books by Alfred W. Pollard
  2. Turgenev was one of the best educated among modern men- of- letters; his knowledge was not superficial and fragmentary, it was solid and accurate. – Essays on Russian Novelists by William Lyon Phelps
  3. For some days I had been haunted by fragmentary visions of the past and before I saw you yesterday, I was practically certain that you were not my husband. – Who? by Elizabeth Kent