fragmentary

Part of speech: adjective

Composed of fragments; broken.

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Usage examples "fragmentary":

  1. At this point we are confronted with five fragmentary pieces of printing, all but one of them only recently discovered. - "Fine Books", 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", 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?", Elizabeth Kent.