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English Dictionary: disconnected by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
disconnected
adj
  1. (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply; "staccato applause"; "a staccato command"; "staccato notes"
    Synonym(s): staccato, disconnected
    Antonym(s): legato, smooth
  2. having been divided; having the unity destroyed; "Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell; "a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White; "a fragmented coalition"; "a split group"
    Synonym(s): disconnected, disunited, fragmented, split
  3. marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions; "abrupt prose"
    Synonym(s): abrupt, disconnected
  4. not plugged in or connected to a power source; "the iron is disconnected"
  5. lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
    Synonym(s): confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Disconnect \Dis`con*nect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disconnected};
      p. pr. & vb. n. {Disconnecting}.]
      To dissolve the union or connection of; to disunite; to
      sever; to separate; to disperse.
  
               The commonwealth itself would . . . be disconnected
               into the dust and powder of individuality. --Burke.
  
               This restriction disconnects bank paper and the
               precious metals.                                    --Walsh.
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